Social media: boon to business or compliance death trap?

Why executives and general counsel need to keep compliance in mind when developing social media guidelines

You just had a baby, and you want the world to know about it, so tweet away! You just got a new job, so you better jump on Facebook and LinkedIn to update everyone on your status change. Your company just got news that it cracked a huge milestone and you want to brag about it to the whole world, so you better… well, you better take a deep breath and a step back, and think about compliance issues before you start spreading your company news – good, bad or otherwise – across social media.

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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