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during debates. Once members are signed into the election channel they can watch live debates and answer questions that are posted by the election channel. Once again this tool gives the politicians an idea of what the younger voters feel and possibly what they are looking for in a presidential candidate. Legal Stance on Social Networking When it comes to social networking sites it is not all positive. Over the years there have been more and more legal cases. Social networking sites can incriminate a
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person or prove their innocence. For example, I know of a friend who used his ex-wife’s Facebook profile to gain full custody of his child. This is just one way Facebook and other social networking sites can be used in a court case. These social networking sites have also caused employees to be terminated from their job. The termination could be due to use of these sites during work hours or things posted on their social networking profile. Marie Coppola ran an article for Examiner.com regarding employees losing their jobs due to their Facebook page. The article states that one waitress lost her job after going home and making bad remarks on customers that were in the restaurant that night. The next day she was fired for breaking company policy by making negative remarks about customers and making the restaurant look bad. This is just one example of an employee fired for posting negative remarks about their job on Facebook. There are cases where employees fight their termination and win. The office of Marc Mezibov posted the results of one of their cases where a client won a wrongful termination lawsuit. After the lawsuit the company made changes to their policies regarding what employees can post on social networking sites. These types of cases happen all over the country, even at my current job. However, most cases I see at my job relate to employees using social networking sites on company property during work hours. A couple of employees have been terminated due to their violation of use of company property policy. In order to prevent future issues the IT department has blocked all social networking sites. The amount of people who use social networking sites has grown over the past few years. With more users there are more chances that people will be involved with
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some sort of issue at their place of employment or in legal cases. With the help of social networking sites politicians now have ways to reach out to millions more with their ads and views. Social networking sites deal with politics and can cause legal issues to arise, but they also deal with economics and how these sites can affect companies economically. Economic Questions and Considerations (Gloria) How Social Networks Can Affect Economic Outcomes Technology has changed the way people communicate and the way business is done. With the economic downturn, Americans are spending more time online on social network’s and free entertainment.
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