GETTING INTO TROUBLE WITH SOCIAL MEDIA. Michael S. Williams. “Gentlemen don’t read each other’s mail.” - Henry L. Stimson . DANGER-DANGER-DANGER. Good news - and bad - travels at 186,000 miles a second. How fast can you run? . SOCIAL MEDIA. Friend or Foe? Asset or Liability?
GETTING INTO TROUBLE WITH SOCIAL MEDIA
Michael S. Williams
“Gentlemen don’t read each other’s mail.”
- Henry L. Stimson
Good news - and bad - travels at 186,000 miles a second. How fast can you run?
News vs. Entertainment
Need to know vs. Want to know
“The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.” - Bill Gates
The greatest intelligence tool ever created.
What is on your Facebook page?
What would happen if your computer was seized or it’s contents subject to a discovery subpoena?
Could your email or Social Media site(s) be used against you?
What is in your Internet History cache?
Do you know your company/agency Internet and Social Media policy?
What are your document control policies?
Does your company/agency scan email and Internet communications?
Most companies back-up everything including email.
Take note and use caution:
You can be held liable for what you write and post.
Don’t think for a moment you can not be found.
You must monitor your Social Media as a consumer and as a business. Do not view its as just an expense.