Social and Digital Media Resources
Fleet Social Media Strategy Guide
Document designed as an outline for use by the fleet to create their own social media strategies, provide latest best practices, communicate hot updates from Navy Office of Information, with an overview of social media policy as applicable to PAOs/Recruiters/Sailors. Check back: This document will be updated frequently.
U.S. Navy Identity and Privacy Owner's Guide Feb. 2020
"Smart-Book" to give Sailors and their families very detailed steps to safely set-up/lock-down social media and online digital personal information accounts.
Privacy and Security Settings for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
These step-by-step instructions explain how to improve account privacy and security on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The instructions, which are based on the platforms' recommendations, are current as of Oct. 14, 2018.
Navy Social Media Handbook
A best practices guide to social media for Navy leaders, communicators, Sailors, families, ombudsmen and civilians.
Navy Social Media Registration Requirements and Instructions
In accordance with ALNAV 056/10, all official Navy social media presences must be registered. These step-by-step instructions detail how to complete the registration process, which includes adding disclaimer language to the presence.
DoD Public Affairs Guidance for Official Use of Social Media
This memorandum outlines Office of the Secretary of Defense guidance and best practices for use by social media practitioners and public affairs staff who oversee and maintain official Department of Defense accounts.
DoN Public Affairs Policy and Regulations
This SECNAV instruction provides basic policy and regulations for carrying out the public affairs and internal relations programs of the Department of the Navy.
Online Conduct for the Navy Team
This guide outlines the expectations of Sailors and Navy civilians in regard to online conduct. It also provides best practices for online safety.
Navy Guide to Public Affairs
This guide emphasizes a common-sense approach to communicating to allow Sailors and Navy civilians the greatest latitude for personal freedom and choice. It also discusses official regulations and policies that govern appropriate communications and actions by Sailors and Navy civilians, which must be respected.
Navy Public Affairs Guide for Social Media
This guide discusses regulations and policies as well as best practices in regard to the official use of social media.
Navy Hashtag Guide
The hashtags listed in this guide are commonly used to mark keywords or topics for content tagging and discovery on U.S. Navy social media platforms.
Identity Awareness Guide
A guide for online privacy and security comprised of the complete collection of Department of Defense Smart Cards.