E-Discovery Rules Applied to Social Media: What This Means in Practical Terms for Businesses

Companies are on social media. They are interacting and connecting with customers through Facebook, Twitter and blogs. In a study last year, so the numbers are already on the conservative side, 65% of Fortune Global 100 companies have active Twitter accounts, and 54% have Facebook fan pages. One third of these companies have a blog. This is how companies are doing business today. And, with this presence online comes legal obligations to capture and save these communications.

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