Given the furor last month when news that companies are asking prospective employees for their Facebook passwords made national headlines, it should come as little surprise that a panel of experts weighed in on how best to manage corporate social media policies on the second day of InsideCounsel’s 12th annual SuperConference.
A trio of corporate counsel—Kimberly Cilke, deputy general counsel of Go Daddy Operating Co.; E. Alan Arnold, assistant general counsel at Delta Air Lines Inc.; and Shannon Couffer, senior attorney, litigation and regulatory law at Walgreen Co.—talked to the audience about the rapidly evolving but ever-present and important topic of social media governance.
- Include a general disclaimer in social media policies to indicate Section 7 rights are not infringed.
“A general disclaimer alone is not sufficient,” Cilke said. “You need to include specific examples in your policy.”