Romano vs. Steelcase

Employee Has No Expectation of Privacy in Facebook and Myspace Content


A trial court held that a plaintiff had no reasonable expectation of privacy in what she posted to her Facebook and MySpace pages, regardless of her individual privacy settings. Employers can apply the court’s decision to issues that may arise in their workplaces, including investigation, discipline, and termination relating to an employee’s use or misuse of social media.

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Reference Info:Decision | State, 2nd Circuit, New York | United States