The use of social media continues to grow throughout the world, connecting friends, family, and sometimes strangers in ways we never thought possible. Social media has even enabled deployed soldiers to engage with their families in the day-to-day events they might have otherwise missed without these technologies. Check out this inspiring story of how social media has impacted soldiers and their families.
While there are tremendous benefits to using social media, we must remember the importance of practicing safe social networking. The Army’s Office of the Chief of Public Affairs frequently offers tips on how to safely navigate the world of social media on their official SlideShare site, including this presentation, 6 Social Media Considerations for Deployed Soldiers and Their Families.
How do you use social media to stay connected?