CI131 Social Media Basics

This course was funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance.

This course introduces learners to the world of social media, including fundamental concepts, trends and benefits for law enforcement organizations. This course examines how the most popular social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram work, and how people tend to use them. This course also introduces other social media platforms and apps, such as Snapchat and Periscope. There is a strong focus on social media as a tool for law enforcement, including designating a social media officer and establishing an agency social media policy for official and personal use.

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  Length Class Part/Link Status
10 minPre-test

After completing the pre-test, proceed to Social Media Basics.

35 minSocial Media Basics

After completing this module, proceed to the post-test.

10 minPost-test

Students who score 80% or higher have passed the post-test and will be awarded a certificate of completion.

5 minEvaluation

Student feedback is an important part of the training cycle. Please complete the following evaluation to assist us in determining the effectiveness of our training and to obtain 100% completion for this course.

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