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How to deal with the misuse of social networking sites in work

17th April, 2010

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As is the case for all employers now, our staff are using social networking sites more and more frequently. While we have attempted to limit usage to lunch and break-times, with mixed results, another problem has now arisen.

We have been made aware that one of our staff members has posted disparaging comments regarding the company on their Facebook page. While the comments were posted in their own personal time, this incident has...

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