Social Media Policy

At The Afghan Times, we recognize the importance of social media as a tool for engaging with our audience, sharing news and information, and promoting our brand. Our Social Media Policy outlines the guidelines and best practices for using social media platforms in a professional and responsible manner.

1. Representing The Afghan Times:

  • When engaging on social media platforms, employees and contributors should remember that they are representatives of The Afghan Times. They should conduct themselves in a manner that reflects positively on our organization and upholds our values of integrity, accuracy, and professionalism.

2. Transparency and Accountability:

  • When posting on social media, employees and contributors should be transparent about their affiliation with The Afghan Times and clearly identify themselves as such. They should avoid creating the impression that their personal views represent the views of our organization unless explicitly authorized to do so.

3. Respect and Civility:

  • Employees and contributors should engage with others on social media in a respectful and civil manner, even when expressing differing opinions or responding to criticism. They should refrain from engaging in personal attacks, harassment, or any form of discriminatory or offensive behavior.

4. Accuracy and Fact-Checking:

  • Before sharing news or information on social media, employees and contributors should verify the accuracy of the content and ensure that it comes from credible sources. They should exercise caution when sharing unverified or potentially misleading information to avoid spreading misinformation.

5. Confidentiality and Privacy:

  • Employees and contributors should respect the confidentiality and privacy of sensitive information related to The Afghan Times, our sources, and our partners. They should refrain from sharing confidential or proprietary information on social media without proper authorization.

6. Compliance with Policies and Laws:

  • When using social media, employees and contributors should adhere to all applicable laws, regulations, and organizational policies, including copyright and intellectual property rights, data protection and privacy laws, and anti-discrimination laws.

7. Monitoring and Moderation:

  • The Afghan Times reserves the right to monitor social media channels associated with our organization and may remove or moderate content that violates our Social Media Policy or community guidelines. Employees and contributors should report any inappropriate or harmful content to the appropriate authorities.

8. Personal Use of Social Media:

  • While employees and contributors are encouraged to use social media for personal purposes, they should be mindful of how their online activities reflect on The Afghan Times and avoid engaging in behavior that could damage our reputation or credibility.

9. Training and Education:

  • The Afghan Times provides training and resources to employees and contributors to help them understand and adhere to our Social Media Policy. We encourage ongoing education and awareness about social media best practices and emerging trends.

10. Contact Information:

  • If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback regarding our Social Media Policy, please contact

By following these guidelines and exercising good judgment, we can leverage the power of social media to enhance our brand, engage with our audience, and contribute positively to public discourse.

Over 300,000 Afghans who were living in Pakistan have flooded into Afghanistan. Approximately 60% are children. They’re in desperate need of assistance at the border.
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