Social media has become a way for companies to reach their customers. Likewise, networking sites can be used to recruit employees for jobs and for professionals to advance their career. Although these technologies can be a great benefit, there have been many instances when they have created tough situations for both companies and employees. Therefore, many companies have created social media policies that attempt to protect the company, employees, and customers from wrongdoing. With your fellow classmates, please discuss the following:
What are the benefits of a corporate social media policy for the company, customers, and employees?
As a human resources (HR) professional, how would you recommend employees protect their online privacy?