Social Media

Millions in the UK use social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to communicate and organise large parts of their personal lives online.

Work is such a big part of our lives that it is only natural some of it will filter into social conversations and interactions online. Since the explosion of social media use, many people are making much more of their private lives public than before – through words, images, audio files and videos.

We’ve put together some simple guidance on how these issues might affect you.

Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.