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Social Media Policy: When Are Your Own Opinions Not Okay?

By: Gini Dietrich | September 24, 2013 | 
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Social Media Policy: When Are Your Own Opinions Not Okay?

By Gini Dietrich

A couple of years ago, I watched a young woman tweet about how much she hated her job and her boss. Part of me wanted to message her to tell her to take that stuff off the public timeline. Clearly she didn’t know what she was doing. And then I saw her boss tweet to her, “No worries. You’re fired.”

I’d venture to guess she learned a pretty valuable lesson. But she’s not the only person in the world who takes to complaining online. Just open your Facebook news stream and you’ll probably see at least one or two of your friends who hate their jobs or their colleagues or something else that isn’t appropriate to put online.

The law is very vague. If an employee posts things on his or her personal pages, on their own time, and from their own computers, it’s not a fire-able offense. After all, we can’t change what people say in their own homes. The difference is, now we can see what they’re saying — and so can the rest of the world.

Is the Brogrammer Culture Okay?

So where is the line drawn?

Pax Dickinson, former chief technology officer at fast-growing online media outlet Business Insider, tested the line when people began bringing attention to his anti-feminist, misogynist, anti-women in tech, and racist tweets. Here’s one of the tamer ones:

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Dickinson is a prolific tweeter, and he’s been tweeting stuff like this for quite some time, starting as early as 2010, and most definitely during work hours. It’s hard to argue he used his own time or his own computer to send tweets like these or that he didn’t violate a social media policy.

His on-the-clock social media activity has touched off a storm of stories exploring the “brogrammer” culture, what it means for women and minorities in tech, political correctness (or lack thereof), and so on.

But no business owner or manager can afford to overlook this little-covered aspect of the story: What your employees say and do on social media reflects on you and your brand, like it or not. And it’s time to start paying closer attention.

To Fire or Not to Fire…That is the Question

So…what happens when social media updates like these come from a person who is in charge of hiring and firing, coaching and mentoring, and leading a team? A person who is clearly sexist and racist — based solely on what he’s saying online — and could very potentially cause the company a lawsuit?

I’m not a lawyer. I don’t even play one on TV.

Most people who are active on social media have “opinions stated here are my own and not reflective of the company” in their bios, which is required as part of the company’s social media policy. But should that protect those people from saying things that could be used in a court of law?

Business Insider fired Dickinson a couple of weeks ago, stating only:

A Business Insider executive has made some comments on Twitter that do not reflect our values and have no place at our company. The executive has left the company, effective immediately. The Business Insider team is composed of more than 100 talented men and women of many backgrounds, and we highly value this diversity.

Since Dickinson was fired, he’s defended himself by saying his updates were “satire.” Unfortunately for him, not many others see it that way, including his former employer.

I learned some of my most valuable communication skills growing up. My dad always told us never to put anything in writing we wouldn’t want to be used against us later. I’ve carried that with me into the business world and into consulting with clients on communication.

Create a Social Media Policy

As business owners, it’s hard to determine what can and can’t be said online by our employees. It’s also difficult to pay attention to what every single employee says and does online.

Your best bet is to have a social media policy. Clearly state what is acceptable and what is not acceptable. (For instance, we don’t allow swearing.) Be very specific about what constitutes racism, sexism or harassment so people know what could get them fired. Get your HR, legal and communications people involved in creating the policy. And then, once the policy has been communicated to your team, make sure you review it once a month to determine whether something needs to be added.

The best line to include in your policy? Don’t ever put something online you wouldn’t want your boss, your grandma, your kids, or your customers to see.

A version of this first appeared as an OpEd in Crain’s Chicago Business.

About Gini Dietrich


Gini Dietrich is the founder and CEO of Arment Dietrich, an integrated marketing communications firm. She is the author of Spin Sucks, co-author of Marketing in the Round, and co-host of Inside PR. She also is the lead blogger at Spin Sucks and is the founder of Spin Sucks Pro.

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Howie Goldfarb
3 years 4 days ago
This is really tough Ms Gini. So many people with ‘big name’ jobs state ‘Tweets are my own’. With the ability to create an alternative persona on any network why would anyone be a hater under an account with their own name?  Taking away what Pax did. What about free speech? Wouldn’t an employee of Walmart maybe get fired if they tweeted ‘I love Obama’ or was pro-choice and retweeting Planned Parenthood content. My concern is stifling discussion on a communication platform. It is also a reason I joke about Social Scoring. Because none of these monitoring tools really knows… Read more »
Howie Goldfarb
3 years 4 days ago
This is really tough Ms Gini. So many people with ‘big name’ jobs state ‘Tweets are my own’. With the ability to create an alternative persona on any network why would anyone be a hater under an account with their own name?  Taking away what Pax did. What about free speech? Wouldn’t an employee of Walmart maybe get fired if they tweeted ‘I love Obama’ or was pro-choice and retweeting Planned Parenthood content. My concern is stifling discussion on a communication platform. It is also a reason I joke about Social Scoring. Because none of these monitoring tools really knows… Read more »
Howie Goldfarb
3 years 4 days ago

Testing. Tried to comment and it didn’t post.

bdorman264
3 years 4 days ago

Words are like a bullet, once you fire them you can’t take them back. I’m always amused at the inappropriate ‘reply to all’ and then they try to take the e-mail back. 
Fortunately, Lanier Upshaw encourages ‘social’ activity but we are still trying to fine tune our social media policy and procedures. Probably a good office procedure not to be vague on, huh?
Common sense goes a long way, but some seem to be in short supply.

ginidietrich
3 years 4 days ago

bdorman264 The policy is ever-evolving, unfortunately. And the law is vague about it. I guess you have to spell out common sense in the policy.

biggreenpen
3 years 4 days ago

ginidietrich bdorman264 I wrote a long (very) comment and I am having trouble posting it (which may be karma’s way of saying “WAIT!!” but the extremely abbreviated version is …… remember that some organization’s don’t have social media policies at all. We have one at my employer but it was written to appease a funding source (government stuff) that we have it …. it has not (to my knowledge) seen the light of day. A policy that sits on a literal or digital shelf is almost worse than not having one at all.

bdorman264
3 years 4 days ago

biggreenpen ginidietrich Most office policies seem to collect dust until after an incident occurs…..

Howie Goldfarb
3 years 4 days ago

bdorman264 biggreenpen ginidietrich Does Phil Scott test you for common sense before allowing anyone to get a drivers license or a buy liquor?

biggreenpen
3 years 4 days ago

bdorman264 biggreenpen ginidietrich True. I don’t know what our organization’s sm policy says (having not seen the light of day among staff) but my personal experience of being “disciplined” for a social media thing (in the absence of a policy, at a time when I was my family’s sole breadwinner) was extremely (personally) sobering.

LSSocialEngage
3 years 4 days ago

bdorman264 yes  I am truly surprised how rare common sense is these days.

bdorman264
3 years 4 days ago

LSSocialEngage It seems to be in an ever growing short supply, that’s for sure…..

jasonkonopinski
3 years 4 days ago

There is nothing ok with the brogrammer culture. Nothing.

ginidietrich
3 years 4 days ago

jasonkonopinski Someone on Twitter told me I was being sexist for calling it that. Um, they call themselves that AND I was quoting them.

jasonkonopinski
3 years 4 days ago

ginidietrich You saw the hullabaloo re: Titstare at the Techcrunch event, right?

ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

jasonkonopinski Oh yes…I remember that.

Lara Wellman
Lara Wellman
3 years 4 days ago

I wrote a couple of courses this summer and this was one of the topics.  People don’t REALLY think things through.  
I think a lot of companies like having the disclaimer there but ultimately, how could that possibly make it ok to say whatever you want to say?  What you say impacts your reputation and your reputation impacts your organization’s reputation.

ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

Lara Wellman I think it was Warren Buffet who said, “Lose money for the firm and I’ll be understanding. Lose reputation for the firm and I’ll be ruthless.”

Karen_C_Wilson
3 years 4 days ago
Your dad’s advice is the best part of this. Lara Wellman and I have conversations all the time via text, FB chat, Twitter DM and other ways. We’ve both pulled back on topics or conversations that we didn’t want preserved electronically – even via text. The potential for screenshots just really can’t be overstated – from any medium.  I also have a part-time job that I pretty much barely acknowledge online – I definitely don’t say who I work for. My boss knows this and trusts me not to say anything that could damage his or our organization’s reputation. It’s a discussion… Read more »
ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

Karen_C_Wilson I guess the difference is that you would never even think racist tweets were okay. Heck, it’s highly unlikely you even think racist things. This guy seems to think the stuff he was tweeting was cool.

flt3
flt3
3 years 4 days ago

I guess his parents’ hope for his name (Pax) didn’t pan out. If you are going to do something like that, at LEAST stand by your beliefs and don’t claim “satire” when you get busted. Moron.

ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

flt3 HAHAHAHAH! LOL!

DebraCaplick
3 years 4 days ago
I am constantly amazed at what otherwise generally nice people will put online. It’s like the computer screen is a drug, wiping out inhibitions, manners and common sense. There’s an old rule about writing angry complaint letters that still applies today: Write the letter (or comment), put it away and walk away for a day (or an hour). Then come back and read it again, and decide if you still want to send it. I have rather strong beliefs that I post online. I have other strong beliefs that I don’t. It’s the electronic equivalent of saying something nasty at… Read more »
jasonkonopinski
3 years 4 days ago

DebraCaplick There’s a Penny Arcade comic that sums up the phenomenon perfectly. 🙂

ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

DebraCaplick I just read an article about this and how teenaged girls – particularly – are using the web to be even meaner girls. It’s disturbing.

ClayMorgan
3 years 4 days ago
The company I work for very recently issued its revised/new social media policy. The thing is, it boils down to common sense stuff and therein lies the problem. It is sometimes lacking in social media. The other thing is there are different standards for different people.  My reporters are public. They are out there and people follow them on Twitter. They are a very public representation of the paper. However, when I say something, people assume I’m speaking for the paper, because of my position. Position may influence how much of a reflection our online life is, but how we… Read more »
ryanruud
3 years 4 days ago
ClayMorgan It really does boil down to a lot of common sense items Clay. I was enlisted to help a local news station draft their first social media policy and educate the news room on the policy and social media use. At times I felt like I was being a bit condescending with the simpleness in which much of the policy and the coaching was delivered. But at the end of the day remembering who and what you represent beyond yourself is critical. In that situation, the policy also had a lot of legal ins and outs because of what… Read more »
ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

ClayMorgan So how would you feel if one of your reporters tweeted some of the things this Dickinson did?

briantudor
3 years 4 days ago
I love the new trend of people saying ridiculous or offensive things and then when they get called out on it they go with the “it was satire” defense. As someone who suddenly has access to a pretty large group of digital natives (i.e. current college students) I’m constant amazed at what they think is appropriate to share online. Personally I don’t post anything I wouldn’t say out loud to a stranger, too many people use their name and face on a Twitter account and treat it like their own inner monologue.  ClayMorgan makes an excellent point about position and how… Read more »
RobBiesenbach
3 years 4 days ago

briantudor The satire defense brings to mind Inigo Montoya: “I don’t think that word means what you think it means.”

ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

RobBiesenbach You killed my father…prepare to die.

photo chris
photo chris
3 years 1 day ago

RobBiesenbach briantudor Hey Rob! This is fast becoming a favorite quote! 🙂

ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

briantudor I’m telling you, if you’d be embarrassed to have your grandmother read something you wrote, don’t write it!

photo chris
photo chris
3 years 1 day ago

briantudor ClayMorgan “too many people use their name and face on a Twitter account and treat it like their own inner monologue” I totally agree. Facebook is NOT your diary people!

Joshua Wilner/A Writer Writes

I’ll “pick” on our community here for a moment. When you have a group of people that hang out together you develop relationships and inside jokes that are often innocuous but when heard by others outside the community they don’t always translate that way.
Sometimes we forget that the community isn’t the only group of people reading what we write.

ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

Joshua Wilner/A Writer Writes I agree with you…but I am missing the link between that and what you’re tweeting about that is racist or anti-some group.

Clay Morgan
Clay Morgan
3 years 4 days ago

The expression of our opinions reflect on a lot more than our employers. They are a reflection on our families, our faith, our friends, and our own character. Folks need to remember this when engaging in social media.

ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

@Clay Morgan AND when people use the social networks to complain about their current employer, don’t think future employers don’t see that. I’ve turned away several people for job interviews because of what they say online about their employers.

RobBiesenbach
3 years 4 days ago
Sexism, racism, etc, always wrong. SHOULD go without saying, but obviously it needs saying. On the other hand, I get bored by people who sanitize and scrub their social media personalities to the extent where they seem to have no edge or point of view. And I admire those who throw the caution to the wind and dip into controversial topics, like politics, understanding that it may alienate part of their audience. Finally, kudos to Business Insider for this: “The Business Insider team is composed of more than 100 talented men and women …” They understand that “composed” is the right word… Read more »
ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

RobBiesenbach LOL!! We’re back to the grammar police.

photo chris
photo chris
3 years 1 day ago

ginidietrich RobBiesenbach DARN it, I totally would have used “comprised.”

susancellura
susancellura
3 years 4 days ago
I can’t resist asking this question ginidietrich – If Arment Dietrich employees work from home on their own computers, then how do you differentiate the two?  😉 All kidding aside,  I wish it were as easy as telling people to use common sense, but I think there are many in the world who have lost that particular ability. I monitor both my personal and company Twitter accounts via Hootsuite, and I am very careful about what is tweeted on the company account (I wrote the policy and the guidelines). I’m much more carefree on my own feed, but am trying to… Read more »
RobBiesenbach
3 years 4 days ago

susancellura ginidietrich Yes, ask any HR manager who’s tried to enforce a reasonable, tasteful dress code whether “exercise common sense” is an adequate guideline for anything!

susancellura
susancellura
3 years 4 days ago

RobBiesenbach ginidietrich LOL!! Oh, some of the outfits I have seen over the past 20 years…

Howie Goldfarb
3 years 4 days ago

susancellura RobBiesenbach ginidietrich Gini has them activate their webcam 24/7 simple as that! 8)

ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

susancellura It’s actually a good question and one I struggle with. Thankfully I’ve never had to deal with someone saying something negative or racist, but I’d lean on the attorneys if that were the case.

susancellura
susancellura
3 years 3 days ago

ginidietrich You have very good people on your team. 🙂

ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

susancellura Well, let’s not go that far.

susancellura
susancellura
3 years 3 days ago

ginidietrich chuckling…

Howie Goldfarb
3 years 4 days ago
So I had the best comment. I posted first. And livefyre decided to crap out. There is more to this than business. Many people with big time jobs say ‘Tweets are my own’. It is easy to identify the really bad like Pax (why wasn’t he tossed earlier?). But what about people who have their own accounts and like civil political discussion. Can Walmart fire an employee who is seen supporting a law to raise the minimum wage? Or someone is Pro-Choice or Gay Marriage and works for Chick-Fil-A?  There is a freedom of speech thing and we all work… Read more »
susancellura
susancellura
3 years 4 days ago

Howie Goldfarb I’m really a dog.  😉

biggreenpen
3 years 4 days ago

Howie Goldfarb Somewhere in the USA (or Canada) a puppy just started trembling……

Howie Goldfarb
3 years 3 days ago

biggreenpen poor Jack Bauer do we need to save him?

bdorman264
3 years 4 days ago

Howie Goldfarb Is alias the same as alien?

photo chris
photo chris
3 years 1 day ago

bdorman264 Howie Goldfarb If your alias is an alien, then yes.

ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

Howie Goldfarb Isn’t there a difference, though, in supporting gay rights even if your company doesn’t and tweeting racist things that make your organization look bad?

dave_link
3 years 3 days ago

Having put together a couple of social media policies before, I’ve found that providing examples of acceptable versus unacceptable commentary works best. Granted, you can’t possibly cover all types of posts, but in giving examples of actual tweets/posts with names redacted I think employees get a better idea of what you and the company will tolerate. Sadly, using phrasing related to “use common sense” isn’t all that effective as common sense isn’t seemingly all that common anymore. 🙂

ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

dave_link This is great advice, Dave! There are PLENTY of examples of what not to do online and using those in your policy is a really good way of showing what is acceptable and what is not. I like it!

LB Johnson
LB Johnson
3 years 3 days ago

BI’s first mistake was putting a grown-up adolescent in a C-level position. A real professional knows better than to act like Twitter is his own private locker room…using company accounts, at that.

complysocially
complysocially
3 years 3 days ago
The times, they are a changing. Some attorney’s say a policy actually creates more liability, because the more an employer tells employees that they can and can’t say, the more responsibility they accept for their behavior. Policy is fine, but it’s not enough, because no one ever actually reads it. More often than not, it’s handed off with a stack of papers when the person’s on-boarded. It gets stuffed in a drawer. And you can’t comply with a policy you don’t read.  What;s more important is digital literacy, which is what you’re writing about here.  People need to be educated… Read more »
ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

complysocially So how would you suggest business leaders protect an organization from people who tweet racist things?

complysocially
complysocially
3 years 3 days ago
ginidietrich complysocially If you make discriminatory or sexually harassing remarks about the people you work with, both you and your employer could be liable for discrimination. If the person harassed can show it was intentional, you and your employer could also be liable for punitive damages. The more control the employer exercises over how the employee use social media, the more likely they’d be liable as well. But illegal harassment includes making derogatory remarks or gestures, telling offensive jokes and creating an environment that would make a reasonable person’s job intolerable. This is what’s considered a hostile work environment. So business… Read more »
JoeCardillo
3 years 3 days ago

complysocially ginidietrich Most policies are CYA. Meaning that HR and/or executive team has defined the boundaries of acceptable behavior but that’s about it. Very few address the actual steps leading up to fireable behavior, or if they do there’s not an honest, actionable plan to address it.

sherrickmark
sherrickmark
3 years 3 days ago

common sense dictates that you keep your mouth shut in a public forum
when you don’t have anything nice to say. Obviously that’s a pretty
broad generalization, but its the truth. ESPECIALLY if you’re using
company property to make these statements, and double especially if
you’re using a company named account.

ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

sherrickmark I totally agree. I also think the rule about not talking about politics and religion in public has gone out the window. It kind of makes me nuts.

JoeCardillo
3 years 3 days ago

ginidietrich sherrickmark Same here. What also frustrates me, is that people that get into flamewars think they are actually changing the conversation, when they are usually just exposing polarities, and often rudely, at that.

sherrickmark
sherrickmark
3 years 2 days ago
JoeCardillo ginidietrich sherrickmark Precisely. I am reasonably sure there has never been a flame war that ended with someone legitimately saying “you know what, I was wrong, you’re right, I have now changed my view.”  Talking about certain things in public is fine, Gini…but keep it at a personal level. If your twitter handle is either fully or in part something corporate, keep that stuff away from it. As odd as it sounds to type this, corporate twitter is at best, still a broadcast medium. There can be conversation, of course, but business only. there’s no need for the official verizon twitter… Read more »
photo chris
photo chris
3 years 1 day ago

ginidietrich sherrickmark ohhhh, yesssssss! In the pull-your-hair-out kind of way. I ask you, HOW is it productive, in the course of a work day, at a work place  in a non-religious/non-political place of employment, to discuss such things? In the middle of an office?

rdopping
rdopping
3 years 3 days ago
Social media policy or not no one can stop anyone from sharing their views online. Duh. The best social media policy for me is exactly what you ended with. If you are not willing to defend your position then don’t share it. I do wonder when I write my personal blog if I post something contrary to the business policies of the company where I work whether they would see it as a reason to let me go? I do say who I work for in my about page so it’s not a stretch. There aren’t any policies against opinion… Read more »
ginidietrich
3 years 3 days ago

rdopping I think there is a big difference between having an opinion about something and tweeting racist and misogynist things. When you hurt the reputation of the company for which you work, that’s when it becomes a fireable offense.
I read your blog. You don’t write anything that hurts the reputation of your employer. There is a big difference.

rdopping
rdopping
3 years 1 day ago

The fact you read my blog is a fireable offence.

SpinSucks
SpinSucks
3 years 3 days ago

TopShelfCopy Thanks Laura!

3HatsComm
3 years 3 days ago
If sense were truly common, we wouldn’t be here.  But then as others pointed out, whether behind a screen name or not, some people use social to vent, to bash and so much worse. It’s when they put it out there, put a firm’s reputation on the line (as you quoted) and threaten their business, that’s a whole other ball game. So along w/ a living, evolving social media policy, that should be coupled with some ongoing SM training and as suggested, practical real world examples.  That typed.. two issues that trip me up here: 1) I’m not for hate.… Read more »
ginidietrich
3 years 2 days ago
3HatsComm I think there is a big, big difference between having an opinion and a leader who hires and fires employees (including women) firing off racist, misogynist, anti-women tweets for three years. The tweet I used in the blog post is tame compared to what he’s said throughout the years. It’s bad stuff and this guy was leading the technology team at one of the fastest growing publications out there. As a business owner, there have been two times we have interviewed someone and then, before going to the next stage, we checked out their social media profiles. Because they both… Read more »
photo chris
photo chris
3 years 1 day ago
ginidietrich 3HatsComm all right, so I know, given that I am personally found nowhere in social media with the exception of a nearly abandoned FB page, that I am a total feminist, that I live for a color-blind world, that it is surprising that I even HAVE an opinion on this.  But truly, I’d have a real problem being told by an employer what I could and could NOT say on my own FB site.  It kind of makes me say, “ick.”   Obviously if I am in charge of social media FOR the company, then company-based tweets and posts should support… Read more »
dbvickery
3 years 2 days ago

Wish folks would use the last line in this blog post more often!

ginidietrich
3 years 2 days ago

dbvickery I always apply that line to everything. When people show up naked on the big screen or in publications, I always think, “Boy, I’d die if my grandfather saw that.”

dbvickery
3 years 2 days ago

ginidietrich dbvickery I’m with you…in my case, it was my grandmother.

DebraCaplick
3 years 2 days ago

ginidietrich dbvickery It all depends on the type of grandfather you had. Mine didn’t believe in education for girls past the 8th grade, but he was a young man at the turn of the century. I do get your point, though.

belllindsay
3 years 2 days ago

“If an employee posts things on his or her personal pages, on their own time, and from their own computers, it’s not a fire-able offense.” Ahhhh, but it IS – at least here in Canada – as I pointed out in this piece from last October. Scary stuff. http://spinsucks.com/social-media/1984-redux-the-social-media-thought-police/

ginidietrich
3 years 2 days ago

belllindsay The law is very vague here. They say it’s not…unless you are specific about what is okay an what is not in your social media policy.

belllindsay
3 years 2 days ago

ginidietrich I was SO annoyed by what happened to that guy. Was he a LOSER who said something TERRIBLE? Sure. But there was NO mention of his work, it wasn’t during work time, it was on his personal account, and some crazy lady *tracked* him down and ratted him out to his boss! Wrong wrong wrong in my opinion.

CahillLexi
CahillLexi
3 years 2 days ago

asauertieg It amazes me that there are adults dumb enough to bash their companies online. I knew to avoid this by the time I was 12 yrs old

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missuniversedb
3 years 1 day ago

TweetSmarter
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance. ~~
Plato
http://t.co/AkM01mAccg

mediahqnews
mediahqnews
2 years 11 months ago

Steveology ginidietrich Such a fine line. you still want your twitter account to sound human but not get into trouble

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
2 years 11 months ago

mediahqnews I think it’s okay to be opinionated. Just not racist or misogynist Steveology

mediahqnews
mediahqnews
2 years 11 months ago

ginidietrich I guess that pretty much sums it up! OR employers could just not hire racist mysoginists 🙂 Steveology

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
2 years 11 months ago

mediahqnews Ha! Or that! Steveology

Steveology
Steveology
2 years 11 months ago

ginidietrich You are such a misandrist!

Steveology
Steveology
2 years 11 months ago

ginidietrich “Just not racist or misogynist” but you are good if it is about hating on men? I’m just not surprised, man hater!

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
2 years 11 months ago

Steveology I HATE MEN!

Steveology
Steveology
2 years 11 months ago

ginidietrich I so rarely get to use that word I had to look up the correct form. 🙂

ginidietrich
ginidietrich
2 years 11 months ago

Steveology LOL!! I’m so proud.

RajKharmih
RajKharmih
2 years 11 months ago
When I first started reading this article, I felt like someone must have ratted Pax out and how he must’ve felt victimized. But on the other hand, when I think of the company as a person with a tangible reputation(read goodwill), I don’t see why it has no right to choose who it employs. A company is made of up people and will grow or NOT, depending on the values it espouses and how well it’s people follow those same values. Discipline, Culture, Diversity and above all, Respect are common values for most if not all companies. If an employee… Read more »
ginidietrich
2 years 11 months ago

RajKharmih I don’t know how he was found out…from what I understand, it was a group of people who brought it to the attention of the executives at Business Insider. Though, it wasn’t like he was tweeting with strong security measures in place. It was all public.

Gini Dietrich
Gini Dietrich
2 years 11 months ago

A grown-up adolescent. I love that!

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