Internet Law

Citigroup Seeks Lawyer to Oversee Social Media

The growth of social media means more marketing opportunities for businesses—and more legal headaches.

Evidence of the trend comes on the job front: Citigroup is hiring a lawyer to oversee its presence on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook.

The bank has a job listing for a new associate general counsel/social media attorney, according to Bank Technology News and

His or her duties will include overseeing social media in three spheres:

• Online content on company websites, Twitter accounts and YouTube.

• Social media interaction between Citi and third parties.

• Employee participation in social media.

Related coverage: “Buchanan Ingersoll Hires Social Media Consultant”

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