Social media is a powerful means to achieve success in your businesses. But, like all communication mediums, social media has attributes that need to be tapped in specific and relevant situations. It can help you build a reputation and it is useful in crisis communication. But, at the same time , if you don’t know what you are doing it can be a waste of time and can create a crisis situation too. Businesses, news organizations and governments have started developing social media policies and guidelines for its proper use. This book attempts to put together varied aspects of social media focusing on its tremendous potential for the growth of a business and its appropriate and legal use. With real-world examples of guiding principles of big companies and an in-depth coverage of the most happening social networks, this is great read for business leaders, policy maker and of course, students of communication.