To encourage the use of social media, Finnish Nurses Association worked on social media guidelines. The aim was to strengthen the use of social media as a tool for nurses for sharing of professional knowledge as well as the acquisition of knowledge in their free time and in the work field. Guidelines were based on Nurses Ethical Guidelines and was supplemented by literature review. To enforce the guidelines into action, was nursing twitter chat, #HOIchat, started. In addition, yearly held Finnish Nurses conference had a workshop where anybody could come for detailed information of social media tools and platforms as well as personal lessons how to get started and how to use various social media tools in everyday nursing.