Social media commentators can be feral. This is largely due to a psychological phenomenon known as the online disinhibition effect. The relative anonymity of social media communications, for some, opens the door for cruel and...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is currently hearing an appeal of a district court decision, which if upheld would have enormous ramifications for freedom of speech and the online service provider safe harbor...more
You can rate your favorite pizza place online. Why not your ex-boyfriend?
That’s the idea, at least, behind Lulu. The popular app allows women, verified through their Facebook profiles, to rate men using pre-written...more
Companies are looking for online interaction with customers, a solid presence on social media, and other dynamic ways to connect with potential consumers. Often, this means campaigns and their websites will rely on some form...more
In this issue of Socially Aware, our Burton Award-winning guide to the law and business of social media, we explore the challenges that arise when employers and employees battle over work-related social media accounts; we...more
In October 2009, we published the first edition of this White Paper, focusing primarily on social media issues in the United States. The response was overwhelming and far beyond our expectation — clients, friends, press and...more
Back to Top