“Social Networking: A Goldmine or an Employers Worse Nightmare?” Speakers Christine E. Reinhard – South Central Texas Chapter Association of Corporate Counsel

4.07.10

Christine E. Reinhard  presented on the topic, “Social Networking: A Goldmine or an Employers Worse Nightmare?” at the South Central Texas Chapter Association of Corporate Counsel.  Her presentation focused on how You Tube, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media networks have become increasingly embedded in the fabric of today’s businesses, and how employers should know the benefits and legal pitfalls inherent in the world of social media.  Also discussed is social media’s impact on employers, the resulting legal obstacles employers face, from privacy considerations to litigation challenges, and what employers can do to ensure they have an effective social media policy.