First, it was the employees of Google expressing their opinions publicly.  Now it is the workers of Facebook.  They are objecting to Facebook’s policy of allowing politicians’ ads to lie and spread false information.  And, there is a good chance they will be heard.  With the advent of social media, especially Twitter and Facebook, there are more opportunities for employees to speak out — and they are.  Internal relations are blending with public relations.  The old media of employee newsletters, email and town halls are being replaced or augmented with social platforms.  The question is whether employee communications practitioners have moved with the changes.  Some undoubtedly have, particularly those in large corporations with far-flung operations.  But, even small companies can suffer the embarrassment of having their soiled laundry discussed in public. There is no inside-outside any longer.  It is all outside and should be treated that way.  I 

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