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Sunday, May 12, 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013
Woman allegedly used pictures from the man's real Facebook page.
A Totowa woman was charged with impersonation and harassment after she reportedly created a fake Facebook page about her ex-boyfriend from Wayne, NJ.com reported. The women allegedly used pictures from the man's real Facebook page and said he suffered from sexually transmitted diseases and enjoyed having sex with young boys, the report stated.
Monday, November 19, 2012
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Friday, October 5, 2012
Social media posts not allowed during work hours and information that would be inappropriate to say in a classroom also not permitted.
A new policy outlining the appropriate use of social media by school district employees, particularly teachers, was introduced by the Board of Education Thursday. The policy covers all social media sites and applications, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Google+, among others. “Employees should exercise care in setting appropriate boundaries between their personal and public online behavior, understanding that what is private in the digital world often has the possibility of becoming public even without their knowledge or consent,” the policy states. Under the new policy, employees would be prohibited from, among other things: Superintendent of Schools Ray Gonzalez said officials are being proactive by creating the policy "before …
Friday, May 11, 2012
A state legislative committee approved a bill this week that would bar the practice.
Can an employer force you to reveal your Facebook or other social media password as a condition for getting hired or keeping your job? That issue began to get some attention in March after a statistician in New York reported that during an interview with a potential employer, the woman interviewing him had searched for his Facebook and, upon discovering that it was private, asked him for the password. The statistician, Justin Bassett refused and left the interview, according to the Associated Press. But the story brought to light other instances where employers have sought similar access to social media accounts, and have led several states to consider legislation to ban the practice. California's assembly voted Thursday to approve such …
Sunday, March 4, 2012
A weekly look at news in New Jersey
Newark officials must hand over a list of emails related to the $100 million donation Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg gave to city schools, an Essex County Superior Court judge ordered on Friday. Judge Rachel N. Davidson also opposed the city's motion to dismiss a complaint filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey, which filed a lawsuit against Newark on behalf of a local organization, the Secondary Parent Council, according to the order. *** The Princeton Regional Planning Board approved the Institute for Advanced Housing's plan for faculty housing, though opponents vowed to fight the decision. The project was approved years after the Institute first proposed building near a historic battlefield. *** Eight days after …