Social Media Checklist for EmployersPosted in : Sept on 10 September 2012
This month’s topic focuses on social media and how it affects the workplace.
Recent statistics show that over 50% of the world’s population is under 30 and 1 billion tweets are posted every day. There are almost 2 million Irish Facebook profiles and 49% of the Irish population own a smart phone. It is clear that social networking is part of our everyday lives and it is here to stay.
Social networking is a very informal means of communication and leaves employers open to a whole range of potential risks. Not only is an employer vicariously liable for an employee’s behaviour on social media if carried out in the course of employment, there are also the risks of cyber-bullying and damage to an
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