Social media blunders make headlines, and these headlines make business executives nervous. We’ve all seen tweets go wrong and companies face online backlash. But the majority, if not all high-profile social media mistakes, could have been avoided with a few extra security precautions. After being hacked, the Onion’s development team offered a few tips for how to avoid phishing scams. One of these tips was the use of HootSuite which has dedicated security features to help ensure these types of social media security issues never happen to you.
The following is an adapted excerpt from the white paper “8 Tips for Social Business,” which provides an eight-step roadmap to social success. In this portion we offer insight on how to secure your social media assets with the help of HootSuite, from securing profiles to instituting limited permissions. To view the white paper in its entirety, you can download it below.