Social Media

Legal obligations

Use of social media must be in accordance with all applicable Federal laws, regulations and policies including those regarding accessibility, records management, information quality and intellectual property. It is your responsibility to understand and follow all applicable laws, regulations and policies.

Section 508 compliance

Every content creator must ensure all digital products are fully Section 508 compliant. Before posting any content online, you must ensure that it meets all WCAG 2 requirements.

Copyright law

We cannot post or publish any copyrighted material, including but not limited to, songs, photos or videos without written permission from the copyright holder. We encourage content creators to find materials created by FWS employees through the NCTC digitla library and regional Flickr accounts. You can also find and use materials licensed under Creative Commons licenses, provided you adhere to the requirements for the specific license for each individual piece.

Video resources