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Friday 25 Apr 2014

Press statement

Statement on personal and professional use of social media

The BBC today issued the following statement on the use of social media by staff, talent and writers:

"The BBC is not banning the use of Twitter by talent or writers. The BBC has clear guidelines in place for both the personal and professional use of social media, and we encourage staff, writers and talent to use social media, provided it does not break any confidentiality agreements."

The links below outline the BBC's current guidelines on the professional and personal use of social media:

BBC guidelines for professional use of social media

BBC guidelines for personal use of social media

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