A lawsuit that raised this issue has been settled out of court, leaving a couple of questions unanswered.
FORTUNE -- Around this time last year, you may recall, the blogosphere was buzzing over the curious case of PhoneDog LLC v. Kravitz. The mobile device and app review site sued former employee Noah Kravitz in federal court, claiming that, when Kravitz quit and took 17,000 Twitter followers with him, he was in MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Dec 13, 2012 12:08 PM ET
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The blogosphere is buzzing over a pending lawsuit that raises the question: At what point do your tweets become company property?
By Anne Fisher, contributor
FORTUNE -- It all started routinely enough. Noah Kravitz signed on with mobile device and app review site PhoneDog in 2006, and began using a company Twitter account to keep techno-gadget enthusiasts au courant with his often quirky views on new products and industry trends.
Nothing unusual there: MOREJan 5, 2012 9:43 AM ET
A recent study suggests that media outlets are poor social networking sports, using platforms strictly to promote their own work. But isn't that what everyone using social media is asked to do? By Megan HustadNov 29, 2011 2:04 PM ET
Twitter, Quora, Facebook: It's never been easier to build a personal brand. It's never been easier to mess it up, either. Here's how to toot your horn - without becoming yesterday's news.
By Vickie Elmer, contributor
FORTUNE -- Shama Kabani spends much of her time teaching entrepreneurs and CEOs to promote themselves on social media. She wrote a well-received book, The Zen of Social Media Marketing, owns a growing digital marketing company, and MORENov 15, 2011 5:00 AM ET
FORTUNE -- Think Ferrari and you think beautiful, fast, elite, Italian racing car. That notion pops into your mind even if you have never been behind the wheel of one -- or even in the showroom. "Put a Ferrari in the dark," says Marco Mattiacci, president and CEO of Ferrari North America, "and just by touching the car, you will recognize it as a Ferrari."
It's the type of brand that MORENov 15, 2011 5:00 AM ET
Career reinvention doesn't happen overnight and certainly requires a concerted effort. Here are a few basic rules to go by and resources to consider using on your journey.Jun 21, 2011 5:00 AM ET
The demand for social media jobs has exploded, even as overall unemployment heads in the opposite direction. But in a fledgling field surrounded by hype, some industry insiders are saying it may be too good to last.
By Anne VanderMey, reporter
With billions of dollars on offer for fledgling social media companies and even the biggest corporations refining their approach to the Tweet, the budding social media industry seems like a goldmine MOREDec 21, 2010 12:36 PM ET
As some of you may know, I am very careful about how I Twitter. I occupy my space, but don't do MySpace. And I am not particularly LinkedIn, although I did make the mistake of signing up for it once. Since then, I am importuned daily by people who want me to link to them. I have no desire to do so. I am a virtual hermit, even though my brick MOREBing - Mar 4, 2010 2:03 PM ET
I always like to end the week with a laugh, and I got a good one out of a Reuters headline this morning. I don't know if it's really funny. But I found it hilarious for some reason. Here it is:
Business Users Force Twitter to Change Direction; Company Now Sees Way to Make Money
I have this image in my mind of the guys at Twitter sitting around and MOREBing - Jul 24, 2009 10:56 AM ET
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