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Nov 19, 2013

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Oh My!

It seems that everyone is talking about (and through) social media networks these days.  Facebook recently broke the 1 billion users mark (you read that correctly, a whopping one BILLION people log on to Facebook now).  And that’s not all.  YouTube boasts 1 billion users, Twitter is catching up with 500 million users, LinkedIn has over 259 million users and, according to Tumblr, there are over 101 million active blogs with more than 46 billion blog posts.  » Read More

Jan 30, 2013

Can Social Media Postings Cost You Your Job?

On January 28th I was interviewed by WFMZ 69 News on the hot topic, “Can Social Media Postings Cost You Your Job?” where I discuss the issues for both employers and employees on job-related social media postings. Click here to read the article and view the video. Please email me at ghlavac@nmmlaw.com to discuss social media in the workplace or other labor and employment issues.» Read More

Feb 08, 2011

Be Careful What You Tweet

One day, people will look at you quizzically when you reference Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.  Much like eight-tracks, VHS tapes, and Vanilla Ice, these social and technological advances (the use of “advances” is arguable in the case with Mr. Ice) will one day be surpassed by new and improved methods of communication.  Until that time comes, however, issues pertaining to social-networking sites are causing employers to suffer from headaches generally caused only by listening to a Rex Ryan press conference.» Read More

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