Who owns the LinkedIn account?

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the like continue to be the “Wild Wild West” of privacy decisions.

The link below sumarizes recent cases around the county concerning social media. The decisions in this link reinforce the idea that social media, even with privacy settings, is not considered truly private.  For employers, these cases also raise the issue of who owns the accounts such as LinkedIn and Twitter. The contacts in these accounts can be just as important to the company as contacts in a cell phone.

Company policy should address who owns accounts created for business purposes.

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