Social media still causing headaches for employers and their employees

You play in social media and maybe work with it, too — which can spawn major ethical issues for employers and employees. Consider Brian Maupin, formerly a mobile phone salesman at Best Buy. He was almost fired for making a widely viewed video that urged consumers to purchase an HTC EVO 4G instead of an iPhone 4. Maupin did this on his own time by his own volition because he believed the HTC was a better product. The Toronto Sun sums up the problem nicely: “Internet tools and social media incr…

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