Inappropriate Social Media Content – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 19 October 2021
Claire Macken
Issues covered: Social Media; Policies and Procedures; Reputational Damage

It has been brought to our attention that an employee has posted inappropriate content online and we are concerned about the impact this may have on our organisation. What can we address this?

While there are many positive benefits to social media for employers and employees alike, certain features can cause significant problems when it is used in a manner that can affect an organisation’s reputation and best interests. It is important that employers have a plan in place for what to do if an employee publishes inappropriate content online which may impact on the organisation as sometimes the lines between right and wrong are not clear cut when it comes to online behaviour. An effective

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