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Announcing New Software Buying Guide: Social Employee Enablement and Employee Advocacy Software

With so many companies now investing in programs to empower their employees as brand advocates in social media, the number of software vendors pitching the space is increasing quickly. To help you understand the vendors in this space, we are publishing a Software Buying Guide for Social Employee Enablement and Employee Advocacy.

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3 Ways to Keep People From Stealing Your Content

The team at Convince and Convert wrote today about the widespread problem of plagiarism in social media, and the problem will only continue to worsen as more people produce more content on the public web. Here are three strategies you can take, to ensure you get the returns that you deserve for your original content work.

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Social Media Compliance Timeline

Since FINRA released Notice 10-06 in 2010, and Morgan Stanley began allowing financial advisors to use social networks for business, consumer expectations and business marketing trends have been colliding to create new and interesting regulatory requirements.

InvestmentPal created the following comparison of web email adoption, since 1996 when Hotmail launched, versus social network adoption, beginning in 2006 when Twitter launched:

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4 Reasons NOT to Demand Login Credentials to Employee or Candidate Personal Social Accounts

Employers should not require employees or job candidates to surrender login credentials for their personal social media, for the following reasons: You may encounter information which tells you that the person is in a protected group, and expose your company to a discrimination claim. You may create the impression that you are a distrustful and […]

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