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Chad Hatmaker's Article "Who Owns Social Media Account" Published in KnoxNews July 2016 Business Journal

Chad Hatmaker

Chad Hatmaker's July 2016 Business Journal article, Who Owns Social Media Account Created by Employee?, examines issues that may arise when an employer allows employees to establish social media accounts that identify the employee as a representative of the employer.

Who owns these accounts?  Is a social media policy needed?  This article highlights three cases deciding ownership of social media accounts after an employment relationship ends.

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