USPS: Hatch Act’s social media guidelines explained

1/10/2018 You’ve heard of the Hatch Act, but how much do you know about it? If you’re unfamiliar with the law, here’s a quick primer — including do’s and don’ts when it comes to social media usage. • First things first: The Hatch Act exists to protect you. The law, which dates to 1939, aims […]

USPS Hired Employee (s) to Monitor and Review Social Media for the “Social Media Advisory Panel”

A few months ago USPS posted a job announcement called SOCIAL CARE ANALYST, EAS-19, in WASHINGTON DC: The job monitors and reviews social media for USPS conversations, mentions and trends; evaluates social media content to identify and track the status of the USPS brand, products, and services online.    A few of the requirements included: […]

OIG White Paper: A strong Social Media strategy could help USPS remain competitive in digital age

Social media is now an important channel of business communication: 70 percent of businesses and organizations worldwide have a social media presence. Social media represents as much as $1.3 trillion in annual economic value. A strong social media strategy could help the Postal Service remain competitive in the digital age by better responding to changing […]