Make your Social Media Policy Stick


When it comes to monitoring employee social media use and, in turn, compliance with your policies, companies are generally governed by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), passed in 1986. The courts struggle with interpreting this outdated law because of the explosion in the types of electronic communication that have launched since the passage of the act. Questions have arisen about what companies can and cannot do to monitor employee use of electronic communication.

This article was originally posted on the SoMe blog, Haynes and Boone's Social Media Law Brief, on February 11, 2012. To read the full text, click here.

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