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8.31.2009

Reilly Quoted on Social Media and the Law in Puget Sound Business Journal

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Lane Powell Shareholder Mike Reilly was quoted multiple times in the article, “A tweet can be sweet, but some end up singing the blues,” published in the Puget Sound Business Journal on August 28. It is the age of social media, with Twitter and Facebook becoming an increasingly popular option among companies to promote their brands and cater to customers’ needs. However, often employees and employers don’t realize that legal land mines associated with using social media in this way. Reilly gave helpful suggestions and best practice tips in Internet searches of current and potential employees. He said, “The moral of the story is, don’t write anything at all on the Internet that you wouldn’t want your mom to see.”