Tag Archives: Social

Who Owns Work-Related Social Media?

Who owns the social media content created and maintained in the course of employment? Work product is traditionally the proprietary interest of the employer. But there’s something different about social media content.  A blog created by a company employee during company time on a company computer with a focus on the company’s products may be straightforward – … Continue Reading

Social Checks on Potential Candidates

Good employers always conduct a reference check to determine whether to hire a candidate.  With the world of online communications, however, how far should an employer go when researching the background of a potential candidate?  At what point does that legitimate research become inappropriate snooping into a person’s private life? I posted on the topic of social media in the … Continue Reading