Tag Archives: social media policies

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Updating social media policies: the letter and spirit of the law

Social media is a part of everyone’s daily life. Agencies use a variety of social media channels – such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Pinterest – to promote their clients as well as themselves. Companies utilize these platforms to promote their own brands. Additionally, it is often expected – or at least accepted – that employees will communicate in social media and blogs about their jobs. More…

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Are your social media policies unlawful? The NLRB’s latest ruling

In line with its recent and ever-expanding interpretation of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has once again found an employer’s social media and confidentiality policies unlawful.  DirecTV maintained a social media policy that prohibited employees from blogging or posting messages on social media that disclose non-public company information. DirecTV also maintained a confidentiality policy that prohibited employees from discussing details about their job and the company’s business, projects, customers, and employees. 

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ILN Marketing Roundtable: Social Media Policies

The last two weeks, we’ve been looking more in-depth at the ILN Marketing Specialty Group roundtable, which focuses on what mid-sized firms are doing in social media.  Today, we look at question three, which asks “Do you have a social media policy in place? If so, how are you handling training on both policies and proactive use of social media and tracking of results?” 

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