Washington State Turns Up the Privacy for Social Media

On Sunday, Washington will officially become the 11th state to enact a law prohibiting employers from asking employees for their personal social media credentials.

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On Sunday, Washington will officially become the 11th state to enact a law prohibiting employers from asking employees for their personal social media credentials.

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  • Elizabeth

    I find it telling that Section 1, parts a, b, and d use the words 'request, require' and 'coerce' but part c, which relates to my question, omits 'request.' I would interpret this to mean that asking an employee to Like or Follow the company is allowed. Do you interpret this law to mean that an employer cannot request or ask their employees to Like the company on Facebook, or Follow the company on Twitter or LinkedIn?

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