Thursday, 12 December 2019

15 Social Media Behavior Tips Inspired by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Dennis Wideman

Social Media tips from PM Justin Trudeau,
 Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Dennis Wideman

Written by Robyn T. Braley


When I speak at  conferences or do media interviews about social or traditional media behavior and performance, I can always depend on athletes, politicians, business and other leaders to provide fresh examples of bad behavior that was caught on camera or inappropriate comments discovered in their feeds.


As a communications and brand specialist, I hammer home the mantra, 

"If you don't want to see it, read it or hear it in the media, don't do it, say it, show it, write it or upload a video from your phone." 


The world recently witnessed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other NATO leaders ridiculing US President Donald Trump during a reception at Buckingham Palace. They were unaware their conversation and interactions were being recorded. The incident was soon labeled the ‘hot mike debacle!’