Social Networking Sites Pose New Challenges

Law360, New York (August 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Over the last few years, employers have had to deal with the implications of the expanding digital age and its encroachment into the workplace.

Employers have revised policies and procedures to encompass BlackBerrys, cell phones and the Internet, as used during work hours and to conduct work during “off” hours.

Now, as these technologies have become commonplace, along comes the explosion of the social network, and a new set of legal challenges.

Social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Plaxo and Eons, to name a...
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