Let’s face it there is a lot of nastiness out there in cyberspace.  For some reason some feel more empowered to say about anything on message boards, social media outlets, and chatrooms.  Those statements however can form the basis for a lawsuit.  Kurt Cobain widow and Hole lead singer Courtney Love has been sued by


Advice is aplenty for business owners on what should comprise their social media policy.  The universal comment is the policy should be tailored to the particular business and there is no one-size-fits-all policy. 

Professional sports leagues are not any different.  Last year the NFL set forth its social media policy in a league memo