Social media policies are good to have in place, but as we’ve seen this week, it’s a good idea to review the policy and make sure it has a legal standing. This was not the case for Chipotle, and it landed the company in some legal trouble. Long story short: An employee posted a tweet […]
Social media usage has made it difficult for lawyers during jury selection, particularly when it comes to finding an impartial jury. Before the age of social media, news did not travel as fast, so potential jurors for an upcoming trial may not be as aware. Today, news is 24/7 and travels at breakneck speed – […]
There’s a new twist in using social media monitoring, thanks to geo-based monitoring capabilities. This is good news for those interested in increasing contact lists for email marketing, or even for non-profit organizations seeking to increase their donor base. Below is a great example of how geo-based social media monitoring can be used effectively. With this […]
Social media content has been helpful to police in many ways. In some instances, criminals themselves make the mistake of using social media to their disadvantage. These are two real life examples: 1. Three teenagers break into a junior high school and steal items. They are easily caught after posting images of their exploits on […]
The question hiring managers and HR professionals face now is how—and whether—to perform online background checks on job candidates. This is a fair, ‘objective’ review of current realities.