Social Media Policies and You: Facing the Facts

“In a survey of employers, PayScale discovered that many companies, particularly the smaller ones, are crafting social media policies that provide guidelines for employee use of popular social networking and media sites like Twitter, Facebook. LinkedIn, YouTube and more.”

This is a great article by Bridget Quigg that shows how some companies are not getting on board with social media, and some are even going as far as restricting or banning the use of social media in the office altogether. Many companies like social media use when it comes to promoting their brand, but dislike it when it comes to employee use. Really, companies should implement flexible social media policies, ones that protect the companies interests but still allow their employees to stay plugged in to all of their social outlets. To see where you and your company stand, read the article and check out the accompanying infographic.


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