Social Media Guidelines

Social media is defined as any form of online publication or presence that allows end-users to engage in multi-directional conversations in or around the website’s content. A large percentage of Internet traffic is centered on social media use.  Social media includes Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, blogs, Slack, Ticktock, Snapchat, etc. These guidelines can also include public document sharing and email.

The use of social media is to promote the AES Brand, its mission and goals and the learning that is taking place at AES. Good judgment should be used in order to ensure that material posted is neither inappropriate nor harmful to the AES community or brand.

The school reserves the right to remove inappropriate comments posted on social media. This includes user-generated content that has obscene language or sexual content, threatens or defames any person or organization, violates the legal ownership interest of another party, supports or opposes political candidates or ballot propositions, promotes illegal activity, promotes commercial services or products, or is not topically related to the particular posting, or contains contents that promote, foster or perpetuate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.