United States Office of Government Ethics, Preventing Conflicts of Interest in the Executive Branch

LA-15-03: The Standards of Conduct as Applied to Personal Social Media Use
April 9, 2015

This Legal Advisory discusses how the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Executive Branch Employees apply to employees' personal social media activities. The Legal Advisory focuses on common issues such as when an employee can reference his or her title on a personal social media account, and what rules apply to personal fundraising on social media.

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