To encompass the conversation about digital civility, particularly on ASHA’s social platforms, we have developed the #ASHACivility hashtag. Use of this hashtag is voluntary and by no means meant to be used in a punitive manner. Rather, use of the hashtag is meant to encourage and/or acknowledge another person to maintain or demonstrate civility in a discussion.
“Thanks for pointing out that perspective. I’ll have to look into that further.”
“No problem, and I’m glad we could have this discussion! #ASHACivility”
Another option for our followers is to use the Twitter and Facebook profile filters that feature a graphic with the hashtag. Again, this is entirely optional and could be used for however long or short of a time they choose. ASHA members may download these filters from the ASHA Digital Civility Toolkit, and use them to promote the civility initiative.