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Restricting Facebook Use During Hiring: Germany Leads the Way

A proposed law in Germany will restrict employers from using Facebook, and other truly social Social Media sites, when recruiting. However the law would allow employers to search business Social Media sites such as LinkedIn. Since there are no current guidelines in Germany about employer's use of...

What Employees and Employers Should Know about Social Media

By Anne E. Larson Much Shelist Denenberg Ament & Rubenstein, P.C. - Chicago Office No company today can turn a blind eye to the social media explosion. Facebook alone claims more than 500 million active users worldwide, while the more business-oriented LinkedIn has more than 90...