Social Media Challenges in the Fire Service
Date & Time
Saturday, October 31, 2020, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Social media has been both a blessing and a curse for the fire service, but one thing is undeniable: social media is here to stay. The laws that apply to social media continue to evolve, with new cases and considerations arising daily. This program will focus on the latest social media cases affecting the fire service. Learn how to avoid digital media problems and develop sound, defensible social media polices while still having access to needed fireground photography for training purposes. Real-life cases are analyzed including the legal consequences to firefighters and departments arising from posting photos and videos.