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Social networking pressure?

Postby Frankie55 » Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:25 am

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Re: Social networking pressure?

Postby cinephile » Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:35 am

Two separate facebook accounts (with a fake name for my personal account) worked for me when I was a teacher.

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Re: Social networking pressure?

Postby LurkerNoMore » Mon Nov 15, 2010 8:13 am

It's not a requirement anywhere.

For personal vs. professional life there is the facebook/linkedin option.

The trick comes when you start friending some of the people you work with. If you don't have a hard "no colleagues" (even if they are also friends), then there can be pressure to blur between the two. However, in those cases you are usually looking at reciprocity -- they are also letting you into their private lives, so as long as there isn't anything egregious on FB, it winds up not being a big deal.

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Re: Social networking pressure?

Postby Aqualibrium » Mon Nov 15, 2010 11:33 am

I've heard from a few firms that they don't force employee's to use social networking sites, but they have hired companies to monitor the use of their name on such sites. If an employee uses their name at all, or lists the firm as his or her place of employment, they are required to hand over their username and password. :shock:

These were NLJ250 regional firms.

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