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Who owns your Twitter?

April 28, 2012

This article relates the facts of a case before a California court about the ownership rights and value of an employee-operated company Twitter account (and its followers).  It also examines how this lawsuit illustrates the increasingly blurred line between business and personal use of social media and points out the necessity of clear social media policies for employees to mitigate negative effects of this reality.

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Who owns your Twitter?

AUTHOR

Ken Priore

Ken Priore

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