Increasingly, work places are banning their employees from using social media. Late last year, The Age reported that
Across Australia, 91 business have sought to formally ban their staff from accessing Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites, as part of a workplace agreement.
What the issue seems to be is staff presenting themselves and their organisation in a poor light. Again, good digital citizenship and a positive digital footprint is vital.
”It is important that employees consider the impact their online activities may have on their employment,” the agreements warn.
”Employees should exercise careful judgment before posting details about their employment or personal life.”
We all should be mindful of what our social media accounts say about us. Read the whole article from The Age here.