Do privacy settings work in the age of online reputation management?

TheConversation published my article about online reputation management.


Never the twain shall meet. Dave Makes
Never the twain shall meet. Dave Makes

A UK employment tribunal recently ruled that posting derogatory comments on Facebook merited a gross misconduct dismissal for one Apple Store employee. [… the  ruling] establishes some worrying issues for users, social network sites, and the public relations practice of reputation management.

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Do privacy settings work in the age of online reputation management?

Rintel, S. (2011, November 4). Do privacy settings work in the age of online reputation management? The Conversation (Online).

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Social media's faux privacy protection @ Technology Spectator