Archive for Governance
It’s easy to read about best practices, nod your head in agreement, and then move on. But the fine folks Amy’s Baking Company are in the middle of writing a modern cautionary tale that shows just how important keeping control of your social self really is.
After the Prime Minister announced that DisabilityCare, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), would be partially funded through an increase of 0.5% in the Medicare levy, the CEO of Myer, Bernie Brookes, was reported to have told a Macquarie Investment seminar that the levy was a bad idea.
Social media as court evidence? You have a legal duty to preserve it. From attorney Emily Huters, "If you are involved in litigation where social media evidence within your control may be relevant, don’t delete the data or deactivate the account, which could lead to deletion."
Monitoring public information on the internet is not a violation of privacy. Much ado has been made about colleges that follow their athletes on social media. Time for sanity in the discussion. As of this writing, there are 35 states considering some form of digital privacy bills making it illegal to ask for social media passwords and usernames for purposes of gaining private information.
With new US and UK regulatory guidance, social media and financial services are firmly linked. Here's an updated guide to managing social media engagement for the financial services industry.
Questions and answers with the FTC about changes to the COPPA rule, from the recent Children's Advertising & Online Privacy Conference 2013. The chat was hosted by Liisa Thomas (Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP), with FTC representative Mamie Kresses joining via Skype. The pair discussed many of the upcoming changes to COPPA that consumers, businesses and child safety advocates need to know about in order to comply with the changing law.
This week has seen new regulatory changes that affect how information pertinent to security values may be shared in the social media channel. It's very important for social media managers and advisers who work within the industry to understand the reach and impact relevant to dissemination of financial information.
CEOs at many Global 2000 and mid-market companies view content marketing, social media and sales enablement through a dated lens. Why is the top corporate brass such laggards when it comes to social media? And how can corporate marketers make them see the light?
Brands are beginning to understand the implications of social media beyond the marketing function it often serves. When the shift in mindset from marketing strategy to organizational change takes place, many brands do not know how or where to start.