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Social Media Law for Business: A Practical Guide for Using Facebook, Twitter, Google +, and Blogs Without Stepping on Legal Land Mines by Glen Gilmore

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Social (and Mobile) Recruiting, Hiring, and Firing: Legal Issues You Need to Know

According to Jobvite’s 2012 Social Recruiting Survey, 92 percent of recruiters use or plan to use social recruiting, and a whopping 73 percent have already successfully hired a candidate through social media.

Social Business News reports that “one third of employers have disciplined employees for something posted on social media” and that only a quarter of those businesses that reported disciplining an employee for his or her social media conduct had a social media policy. This is a recipe for disaster.

In 2012, the FTC brought its first action against a company using social networking for consumer reports being used for employment screening. It resulted in an ...

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