The rapid growth of social media has been influencing people worldwide in various aspects, be they social, economic, cultural or political. Against the backdrop of the global spread of social media, this Module, designed for government officials and policymakers, introduces the concept of social media; discusses the relationship between social media and society; examines the role social media plays in governance and achieving Sustainable Development Goals; and above all, aims to guide them through the development of a Government Social Media Policy by illustrating good practices in the use of social media in different governments.