Use of personal Facebook accounts during BBC employed time

A Willmore made this Freedom of Information request to British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

A recent posting to a well-known BBC presenter's personal (and definitely not BBC) Facebook account showed a 2.5 minute video that promoted said presenter's recently published book and was quite obviously made during said presenter's work day at the BBC, i.e. the presenter was "on the clock".

I would be grateful if you would provide me with the guidelines issued to staff concerning updating of their personal (non-BBC) social media accounts during the time they are "at work" employed by the BBC. Please make particular reference to social media content that is not connected to their BBC work and advertising a non-BBC product for personal gain during such updates.

I look forward to receiving a prompt and full response.

Yours faithfully,

Mr A Willmore

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear A. Willmore,

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email. Your request was received
on 03/11/2017.  We will deal with your request as promptly as possible,
and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about
your request, please contact us at the address below.

 

The reference number for your request is RFI201632.

 

Kind regards,

 

Information Rights

 

BBC Freedom of Information

BC2 A4, Broadcast Centre

201 Wood Lane

London W12 7TP

                                                                                              

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FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr Willmore

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000

Reference: RFI20171632

Thank you for your request made under the Freedom of Information Act
2000.  Our response is attached above.

Should you have any queries, please contact us via the details below
quoting the reference number above on all correspondence.

Yours sincerely        

                                 

                                 

Information Rights

                           

                           

Information Rights

BBC Legal

BC2 A4, Broadcast Centre

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London W12 7TP

 

Website: [1]www.bbc.co.uk/foi

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Dear FOI Enquiries,

Many thanks for your reply to my FOI request. The link you kindly provided does supply me with some of the information I required. However, the link does not go in to the detail of whether personal and non-BBC social media accounts can receive major updates that are not relevant to the owner's BBC activities and are made while the owner is "at work" doing their BBC job. The last sentence of my original request ("Please make particular reference to social media content that is not connected to their BBC work and advertising a non-BBC product for personal gain during such updates.") covers this and I would be grateful to receive more specific information in this regard.

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,

Mr A Willmore

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear A Willmore

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email. Your request was received
on 28/11/2017.  We will deal with your request as promptly as possible,
and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about
your request, please contact us at the address below.

 

The reference number for your request is RFI201742.  

 

Kind regards,

 

Information Rights

 

BBC Freedom of Information

BC2 A4, Broadcast Centre

201 Wood Lane

London W12 7TP

                                                                                              

[1]www.bbc.co.uk/foi

Email: [2][BBC request email]

 

Tel: 020 8008 2882

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FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr Wilmore,

                                            

Please find attached the response to your request for information,
reference RFI20171742.

 

Yours sincerely

 

BBC Information Policy and Compliance

Room BC2 A4

Broadcast Centre

White City

London

W12 7TS

UK

 

Website: [1]www.bbc.co.uk/foi

Email: [2]mailto:[BBC request email]

 

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