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Does your company have rights to your Twitter account and do they have a Twitter policy?

Who owns the Twitter followers of an account when they were amassed during an employee’s tenure at a company? A case popped up in the news today on SMH (originally published in the New York Times).

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Social media marketing your product

The topic at last week’s Product Maven’s focused on social media marketing. Presentations came from Enjel Phoon, a lawyer whose firm recruited on twitter, the developer and entrepreneur behind product marketplace¬†Blue Parcel, and PR consultant¬†Roger Christie. Lessons learned: Leverage channels that will surprise your audience. “Fish where the fish are swimming”. Delve into metrics to […]

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Twitter hashtag spam

Watching a gripping game of Rugby League between West Tigers and St George I curiously grabbed my phone to check the Twitter stream. Looking for a shortcut to league tweets I checked trending topics–no league unfortunately but there was “tonga” trending because of the first game of the Rugby Union. So I checked it out. […]

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Do I need a disclaimer just to have a bad day?

The first Digital Citizens event tonight was a robust discussion on personal versus private online. The title of the evening was Private Parts: Personality and Disclosure – Finding a Balance in the Digital Space. Surprisingly it was the lawyer on the panel, Adrian Dayton (of Social Media for Lawyers) who was sounding like the ad […]

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Mumbrella’s Twitter Policy

Focal Attractions are the publishers of Mumbrella, an online magazine for media and marketing news. They revealed in the MX rag yesterday that they plan to put a clause, claiming ownership of tweets, in employees contracts. The reason why is because: an employee’s work-identified posts fell somewhere between their little black book and the firm’s […]