An update on Larry Johnson:  He’s found refuge with the team of last resort, the Cincinnati Bengals. 

A good question was raised in response to the Larry Johnson post last week:

Would incidents like this be reduced if companies had a social media policy in place and provided guidance on acceptable use? It’s

                                                            

Over the past few months Twitter has exploded.  It’s everywhere, from Best Buy advertisements to Lance Armstrong’s updates during the Tour de France.  Twitter has 23 million users and 54% of Fortune 100 companies have some Twitter presence.  The point is, Twitter is not going away in the near future nor is social

A recent study by Deloitte concludes that 60 percent of executives believe they have a right to know how employees portray both themselves and their employers on online social networks. 

On the flip-side, 53 percent of employees say such postings are not their employer’s concern and in the 18-34 demographic that number rises to 63

                                          

An article in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal focused on corporations use of Twitter and scrutiny of Tweets by the SEC.  The article identified the rub between corporate transparency and SEC compliance:

Blogs and tweets can run afoul of Securities and Exchange Commission regulations on corporate communications. But sanitizing such posts risks hurting credibility with

                                          

Some employees access twitter and facebook at work.  Some have applications on their company provided handhelds that allow access.  Others are blogging about the workplace.  What is the right social media/web 2.0 policy?   It needs to match company culture and standards. What works for a brokerage firm may not work for an upstart computer gaming company.  So what are companies

Chances are you or someone you know is on Facebook, MySpace, or LinkedIn. Google yourself and you’ll probably see a LinkedIn or Facebook biography. Potential employers and recruiters will see the same information during the hiring process.

When I prepare for a deposition I always do basic Internet research on a witness. It’s probably