Social media law

Can you fire someone for their Facebook / Twitter posts??

South Africa’s Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (“CCMA”) has accepted in recent cases that employees may be dismissed for posting false, derogatory remarks about their employers or employers clients on Facebook, Twitter or other social networks or blogs, as these posts might harm the ongoing employment relationship, bring the employers name into disrepute and may equate to a form [...]

By | 1st May, 2013|Labour law, PPM Attorneys, Social media law|

Facebook terms of use: Things you need to know

Introduction Facebook. One does not need to define that ‘word’ if I may call it that. It’s new speak. If you are not on it where have you been, and where are you going? So many of us are on the ‘social utility that connects you with people around you’. Yet how many of us actually read those terms of [...]

By | 1st July, 2008|IP Law, Media Law, PPM Attorneys, Privacy Law, Social media law|