Category Archives: Social Media Accounts

Employers Walk the Line on Employees’ Social Media Comments

As employers, if you feel that an employee’s comment on social media, such as Facebook or Twitter is damaging to your business’s reputation, it is wise to seek legal counsel before firing the employee. Employers can end up in a … Continue reading

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Where to Draw the Line for Privacy Regarding Social Media

Social media is a new legal frontier and laws are pending or being passed to keep pace with this advance in technology. As an employer, is it legal to ask employees or job applicants for their social media user names … Continue reading

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New laws restrict access to employee social media accounts

In 2012, state legislatures started introducing laws to restrict employers from obtaining user names and passwords to employees’ personal and private social media accounts.  As 2013 rolls forward, the trend is continuing with proposed legislation 26 states .  Twelve states … Continue reading

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