Social media

Elon Musk banned from tweeting about Tesla without approval

Elon Musk must continue to get approval before posting tweets that relate to his electric vehicle company Tesla, the US Supreme Court has ruled.

Firm featured in viral firing video slammed for poor HR practice

An IT service company has been heavily criticised for poor practice and lack of clarity after a former employee filmed herself being fired and posted it to social media.

Ryanair social media manager resigns over company culture

Michael Corcoran, who built Ryanair’s sarcastic social media brand, alleged that the airline has a toxic culture which led him to resign.

What is #WorkTok?

Hashtag #WorkTok, for work-related videos made by TikTok users, now has 1.9 billion views. But what is a #5-to9? #QuitTok? #StoryTime? Here's glossary of key trends to help HR understand why it is so...

Musk's pledge to pay legal fees for employees treated “unfairly” could create jobs

Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur announced via a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, in early August that he will help people treated “unfairly” by their employer due to posts they have put...

Met police scandal underlines risks of work group chats

Former Metropolitan Police officers have been charged with sending racist messages on a WhatsApp group under the Communications Act 2003.

‘Managing up’ TikTok trend goes viral

Following the online popularity of workplace hacks, such as quiet quitting and #actyourwage, hashtag #managingup has amassed 5.6 million views on TikTok.

Hot topic: HR’s role when an employee faces scrutiny on social media, part two

Social media has given people unprecedented power to campaign against whatever they disagree with.

Hot topic: HR’s role when an employee faces scrutiny on social media, part one

Social media has given people unprecedented power to campaign against whatever they disagree with.

Outcry after British Airways tightens grip on social media

British Airways (BA) has issued a new social media policy that staff have claimed will see them punished for sharing their work.

Social media in workplace investigations

It can be tempting for HR to police employees’ social media, but there is a better approach.

HR lessons from Twitter and Meta layoffs

Technology company Meta has joined social media giant Twitter in laying off thousands of staff in an attempt to significantly reduce its costs.