In an earlier post, I wrote about the NLRB’s most recent social media decision. In that case, the NLRB held that Triple Play Sports Bar and Grille’s termination of two employees for their participation in a profanity-laced Facebook discussion about Triple Play’s owners violated the employees’ right to engage in “protected, concerted” activity under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Triple Play has now filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
For many publishers Facebook and other social media have become a more important driver of traffic than Google.
When the defendants could not otherwise be located and served by paper, face-to-face, two Judges ordered service on Facebook since the defendants were in Turkey and Antigua.
A trade mark application for ‘FriendBook’ has been refused by the Australian Trade Marks Office, following a successful opposition from Facebook.
She Liked It. She Really, Really Liked It: Federal District Court Holds Facebook Fan Page Manager Doesn’t Own “Likes”
A federal district court broke new social media law ground in August 2014 when it held in favor of the cable network Black Entertainment Television (BET) in a suit brought by the founder of an unofficial Facebook fan page for one of the network’s television shows.
There was a time, back in the day, when you could just “Google” yourself and that was the best way to assess the value of your personal brand.
We’re all pretty used to seeing sweepstakes that require entrants to “like” an advertiser’s or app’s Facebook® page in order to enter—they’re probably the most common type of promotion on Facebook.
On August 22, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a Decision and Order in which it found that Facebook activities – including “Liking” a post – canconstitute concerted activity protected by Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (the Act).
The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has issued yet another decision which should cause all employers, even those without unions, to think very carefully before disciplining any employee for their actions on social media.
The answer may surprise you.