The Evolution of Legal Networking Sites


As social networking sites proliferate, discussions have begun regarding the value of such sites and whether their value is increased or diminished by being “closed” (membership and login required) or “open” (anyone can join in at any time). One very lively conversation is taking place at Martindale-Hubbell Connected (Social Media Policy Group) in response to a blog post entitled “Competing Interest of Open v Closed Networks.” (registration required) In one of the comments, Mike Mintz of Martindale-Hubbell makes the statement that “scarcity of information is a diminishing commodity.” I couldn’t agree more. As more people join in the proverbial conversation (and we all love conversation), it is virtually impossible to keep up with the amount of information that is circulated. (My husband says he knows I’m on overload when my hands start shaking while on the computer.)

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