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What I Can Share on Social Media

February 2024 | Katie Frank, PhD, OTR/L - Occupational Therapist, Adult Down Syndrome Center

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What I can share on social media

Questions to ask myself before I share...

  • Why do I want to share this?

  • Have I already shared something today?

  • Will people want to see my post?


When sharing on social media, I should...

  • Use kind words.

  • Keep my posts and videos short.

  • Only include public behaviors, not private.

  • Only share information that is not embarrassing for me and others. I should not share something if I would be embarrassed if my parents, teachers, or boss saw my post.

  • Check my spelling.

  • Make sure everyone is wearing all their clothes. Clothes should fit properly.

  • Make sure I do not share personal information.

  • Make sure I have permission to share the post from each person in it.


More visuals are available in our Resources on Phone, Social Media, and Internet Safety and Etiquette article.

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