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Social media, risk and information governance

Haynes, D. (2016). Social media, risk and information governance. Business Information Review, 33(2), pp. 90-93. doi: 10.1177/0266382116651781


The use of social media by organizations forms an important component of the information landscape. However, social media governance is often overlooked even though its use needs to be managed in order to avoid some of its pitfalls. Risk management is one way of developing a strategy for regulating the use of social media by employees, and this article argues that it forms the basis for an effective information governance framework.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright Sage 2016
Publisher Keywords: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), information governance, information security, risk, social media
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Departments: School of Communication & Creativity > Media, Culture & Creative Industries > Library & Information Science
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