Preparing an Online Social Media Policy: The Top Ten Legal Considerations for Your Nonprofit

Legal issues - Same as before but new platforms

– Entity use of social media

– Pathways to Legal Liability or Risk:

Defamation, Intellectual Property, Trade Secret, Advertising, Privacy, and Promotions.

– Employee use of social media:

- Attribution to entity Discrimination/harassment

– Business vs. personal use

– On vs. off the job conduct

- Two key concepts: external versus internal

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Topics:  Advertising, Contests & Promotions, Copyright, Data Protection, Defamation, NLRA, NLRB, Social Media Policy, Trade Secrets, Trademarks

Published In: Communications & Media Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Nonprofits Updates, Privacy Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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