The background to the social media guidelines?

I happened upon this remarkable post during this evening’s search to cure insomnia. I have not yet graduated through my blogging career to the point where I just need to point to stuff that fascinates me and that says enough; however, on this occasion… go read, it’s great:

BTW, do click on the Enterprise Octopus link: he/she has an interesting life.

There seems to be a huge resonance with the recently published social media guidelines for UK civil servants.

Emma Mulqueeny welcomes the social media guidelines…

Small dance for joy! They are here but this is what the front page synopsis says, and this says it all:

I am a civil servant

Principles for participation online

  1. Be credible
  2. Be consistent
  3. Be responsive
  4. Be integrated
  5. Be a civil servant