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Social-media policies


Calif. law passed to halt employer snooping on social media

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown signs a privacy bill making it illegal for employers to demand employee usernames and passwords for social media accounts.

By September 27, 2012


Minding your manners when sharing in social media

We learn how to act with politeness, respect, and courtesy in the real world. But in the virtual world, manners are still developing. Some thoughts on commonsense considerateness in the realm of social media.

By July 28, 2012


Progress for Calif. bill to stop employers' social-media snooping

AB 1844, which would prohibit employers from requiring workers to provide usernames and passwords for Facebooks, Twitter, and the like, passes the state assembly unanimously. It now heads to the state senate.

By May 10, 2012


Social media are key to Ford's product push

Automotive News reports on how Ford plans to use social networks such as Facebook and Twitter to promote new models.

By September 14, 2011


Social-media malware hurting small businesses

Malware stemming from social networks like Facebook and Twitter infected 33 percent of small firms recently surveyed by Panda Security, causing financial losses.

By September 15, 2010


Study: Social-media use puts companies at risk

Companies that allow employees to use social networks face a range of risks, including malware, lack of control, and brand hijacking, according to a new study from ISACA.

By June 8, 2010


Pentagon OKs social-media access

With new policy, the Defense Department acknowledges the impracticality of an either/or decision between network security and information sharing via the Web.

By February 27, 2010


Spotify CEO: We like your data but we love your privacy

The chief of the world's biggest subscription music service apologizes for confusion and fears about changes to Spotify's privacy policy, which discussed access to your contacts or photos.

By August 21, 2015


Chinese police to set up shop at major Web companies

The government says it will help catch "criminal behavior online" more quickly -- though increased censorship could be the actual result.

By August 5, 2015


For startups in Vietnam, independence has its challenges

Road Trip 2015: The second half of a two-part series about Vietnam's startup scene takes a deeper look at some rare success stories and how the country is fostering -- and hindering -- its homegrown tech community.

By July 27, 2015