5 Decisions for Effective Social Media Screening

Recent studies show that 69% of Americans utilize social media. As social media usage increases, social media screening has become a common and effective way to protect businesses. As reported in a recent (2018) Career Builder survey, 70% of employers use social media to screen candidates during the hiring process, and about 43% use social media monitoring to check on current staff. The reason: employee social media screening can protect your company’s reputation and help keep your business running smoothly.…

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How to Introduce Social Media Monitoring to Your Organization

While introducing social media monitoring can seem like a daunting task, following these tips will help eliminate unfounded stress. Approaching the topic of social media monitoring with a positive outlook, clear expectations, and justified reasoning will convey the positive intentions that you have for your business and employees.

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Staff Social Media Behavior is a Risk for Christian Schools: Fact or Fiction?

In a standard job application, you would typically receive a one-page resume and a handful of information about the potential-hire. Still, wouldn’t you like to know more about that person’s character? When it comes to educators (especially in a Christian school), we have the highest of expectations. This hire will be expected to educate and interact with children on a daily basis- arguably one of the most impactful jobs. How can be you be sure…

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Church Social Media Screening: Answering Your Questions

In 2017, 84% of Protestant pastors reported that their church used Facebook as their primary online communication tool. (Source: LifeWay Research)   With the social distancing and safer-at-home realities of COVID-19, this percentage will increase on all social media platforms.  “Online church” is part of the new normal, and social media is a significant portion of “online.” As more and more churches, and their parishioners, turn to social media, it’s only natural to assume the social…

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The Case for Monitoring the Social Media of Student-Athletes

Twenty-five years ago, social media influencer wasn’t a career title, personal mistakes weren’t plastered online for the world to see, and communication wasn’t instantaneous and reactions even faster. In 2019, however, the world is well aware of how quickly information travels. While social media has provided us with an effective way to share products, memes, and opinions, it can also spotlight offensive behavior. According to Pew Research Center, in 2018, 88% of 18- to 29-year-olds…

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