November 12, 2008
/ by Heidi Sullivan
Virgin Atlantic recently fired 13 employees for participating “on the networking site Facebook, which brought the company into disrepute and insulted some of our passengers,” according to a statement from the airlines. Rob Diana discussed the issue on his blog Regular Geek and does an excellent job of looking at both sides: employee privacy and company reputation.
Regardless of how you feel about the individual privacy issue, it does not change the fact that employers are now monitoring social networks closer than ever. So how do you avoid a potentially embarrassing situation? Here are 10 tips on keeping your social networking clean:
Cision Blog bloggers hula-hoop on Facebook
So don’t be afraid of social media! With a few simple steps to keeping it clean, you can enjoy social networking and still avoid embarrassment at work.
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