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social-media policies


'Godmother' of cannabis meets her tech-happy children at SF pot summit

The inaugural New West Summit -- devoted to the marriage of pot, tech, business and media -- serves as the site for a kind of passing of the torch. Or should we say a passing of the pipe?

By November 22, 2015


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


Dadbod, binge-watch, manspreading make dictionary's top 2015 words

Did you do your share of binge-watching in 2015? You aren't alone. Use of the word "binge-watch" spiked dramatically in 2015, making it Collins English Dictionary's word of the year.

By November 5, 2015


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