How internal social media blunders can do lasting damage

It’s not just a matter of avoiding rants on Facebook or Twitter. One doctor’s profane tantrum, caught on video, has come back to haunt her in a big way. Here’s what to tell your employees.

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The list of employees who have lost their jobs because of social media mistakes is, well, long.

I’ll get you started with incidents here and here and here.

Whether it’s on or off the clock, being outspoken—to put it mildly—on social media, doesn’t end well often. Most social media missteps that I read and blog about involve conscious decisions by employee to do dumb stuff on social media.

Then there’s this:

When a YouTube video gets you suspended

Did you hear the one about the young doctor whose viral YouTube video got her suspended?

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