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The Imperative for a Separate Social Media Policy

Author(s): Emmanuel Ezimako Nzeaka, Beryl A. Ehondor

Citation: Emmanuel Ezimako Nzeaka, Beryl A. Ehondor, (2020) "The Imperative for a Separate Social Media Policy," Journal of Management Policy and Practice, Vol. 21, Iss. 4, pp. 128-135

Article Type: Research paper

Publisher: North American Business Press


Social-media is fast permeating media ecology and impacting most aspects of humanity, presenting a social challenge to be examined critically for solutions, based on the peculiarities of individuals and objective reality of assemblages. Considering the different aspects of social media engagement, this study posits government adoption and implementation of distinct social-media policy in Nigeria, guiding the principles of communicativity. This conceptual paper adopts textual and discourse analysis methodology. It contributes to ongoing debate on regulation of social-media user-abuse. This study presents a stakeholder approach to positing a separate social media policy based on objective reality and peculiarity in culture.