Does your company have an open door policy? Social media maybe the best reason to make sure you do.

Posted on Posted in Debbie Harris, Employment, Facebook, Instagram, Legal, NLRB, Small Business, Social Media

Does your company have a true open door policy? If not, social media may motivate you to implement one right now. Social media gives everyone a voice and you could find yourself defending your company’s reputation because an employee didn’t feel comfortable going to management. I remember hearing about an “open door” policy at the […]

Cyber-bullying on social media

Cyberbullying – Let’s Make a Difference in 2014

Posted on Posted in Cyberbullying, Debbie Harris, Education, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Law, Legal, LinkedIn, myspace, Technology, Twitter

Happy New Year!! Always at the start of the New Year, I read people’s New Year’s Resolutions plastered all over social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.  I never make New Year’s Resolutions but I do want to state loud and clear that in 2014 I will work diligently to put a significant […]

Facebook, Teenagers, Free Speech and Cyberbullying

Posted on Posted in Cyberbullying, Debbie Harris, Facebook, Instagram, Law, Legal, Social Media, Twitter, Uncategorized

Over the past six weeks, I have had the pleasure of speaking to almost 400 teenagers about issues surrounding social media.  We talked about cyberbullying, privacy and freedom of speech on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, SnapChat, Instagram, etc.  The students ranged from 8th graders through 12th grade.  It’s fascinating to talk to […]

Regulatory Oversight, Social Media and Privacy

Posted on Posted in Compliance, Debbie Harris, Facebook, Financial Advisor, Law, Legal, Real Estate, Uncategorized

Some industries have regulatory oversight for their employees which includes social media.  When I worked as the Social Media Director for a real estate company here in Las Vegas, Nevada, it was clear that part of the Broker’s oversight responsibility was the Internet and Social Media.  What their agents were saying on Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, […]

An American Paradox – Social Media and Privacy

Posted on Posted in Compliance, Debbie Harris, Facebook, Legal, News, Social Media, Twitter, Uncategorized

[adsanity id=2045 align=alignright /]This whole issue of Privacy interests me because we seem to be very sensitive to it when it comes to our personal privacy.  Yet, I am continually amazed by the personal and often intimate details that people put on Facebook.  I am a true believer in the power of social media but […]