Facebook: Friend or Foe
Being Responsible for What You Post


In today’s world Facebook has changed how we engage, communicate, connect and share with friends and family and the world. The connection can be positive (+) or negative (-), for the better or for the worst, Facebook can be a Friend or a Foe.

Here are a number of Questions (Q). and Answers (A). from googled web sites that are being shared to help people navigate through the Facebook maze of being responsible for what you post.

Q. What is defamation of character in Canada? Do know your rights for being the target for defamation?

A. Https://dialalaw.peopleslawschool.ca/defamation/

Q. What is the difference between libel and slander?

A. Https://www.legalzoom.com/articles/differences-between-defamation-slander-and-libel

Q. How to report defamation on Facebook?

A. Https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/732748663560891

Q. Venting on Facebook leads to a $ 65,000 defamation judgment for comments

A. Https://www.mcmillan.ca/Venting-on-Facebook-Leads-to-65000-Defamation-Judgment-and-Liability-for-3rd-Party-Comments

Q. Can I be sued for something I post on Facebook?

A. Https://www.hg.org/legal-articles/can-you-be-sued-for-something-you-post-on-facebook-36205

This is not about employee policy, nor is this about Chiefs and Council bi-laws.  This is meant to be a community lesson message.

Using Facebook does change our world for better or worse is up to you.