Inappropriate Social Media Use for Professionals: Examples & Consequences


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Inappropriate social media use can lead to all of the following consequences EXCEPT which?

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1. A teacher was let go from her job for which of the following social media issues?

2. Staying up-to-date on your employer's social media policies can protect you from _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Why is it beneficial to stay updated on your employer's social media policies? This quiz and worksheet is an easy way to test your ability to answer this question and others about professionals inappropriately using social media.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Consequences of inappropriate social media use
  • A social media issue that caused a teacher to lose her job
  • Maintaining updated knowledge of your employer's social media policies
  • Divulging sensitive information
  • When employers may take issue with social media posts

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the consequences of inappropriate social media use by professionals and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about a breach that could result in a lawsuit or termination
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a potential or current employer having a problem with a social media post

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this topic with the lesson titled Inappropriate Social Media Use for Professionals: Examples & Consequences. Here are a few examples of what you'll find in this lesson:

  • Why a job offer was retracted
  • Loss of an $80K financial settlement
  • Examples of posts that could cause problems for employees