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IBM staffer posts pics on Facebook, loses benefits

December 10, 2009

A Canadian woman suffering from depression goes on holiday and puts some cheery photos on Facebook. Her insurance company withdraws her sick-leave benefits.

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  1. December 10, 2009 7:47 pm

    Check the privacy settings of your social networks – Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc., to ensure they actually reflect who you want to see your content. Think to yourself: “How would I feel if my employer, rabbi, priest, minister, grandmother saw me (insert embarrassing content here)?

    Re-check your settings from time-to-time, as social networks have a habit of changing their privacy terms without making those change of terms crystal-clear.

  2. May 3, 2011 2:45 am

    Tahnks for the insight. It brings light into the dark!

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