Arm yourself: Battle over social media account ownership has begun

With the onslaught of social networking tools, it's no wonder that social media has become an increasingly popular litigation topic for employers. Courts began addressing the issue by deciding whether social media can be used in lawsuits and whether employees can be terminated because of their Internet postings. Now, the new wave of social media-related litigation is upon us: the fight between employers and employees over who owns social media accounts. More specifically, who owns Twitter "followers," LinkedIn "connections," Facebook "friends" or "likes," and whatever else Silicon Valley has in store? Read More...