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FACEBOOK FOR LAWYERS -
With more than 845 million active users, Facebook is the most visited web site in the world. Facebook allows lawyers to interact with friends, colleagues, and people from across the globe. It...more
We are pleased to present this inaugural post of the Digital Marketing Minute. Each week will provide a short post on some news in the digital marketing world. This week’s post is about a change on Facebook’s platform that...more
At this point, you’ve probably called your Candy Crush app every name in the book. (‘Annoying’, ‘addicting’, and ‘impossible’ are a few family-friendly ones that come to mind.) Now, Facebook is hoping you’ll be able to call...more
It’s been an interesting week on the wage and hour legal front. One of the big names in social networking, LinkedIn, made headlines this week when the U.S. Department of Labor announced a settlement of allegations that...more
..May a lawyer ethically instruct a client to delete potentially damaging information from a client’s Facebook page? According to a new ethics opinion from the Philadelphia Bar Association, yes, so long as the information is...more
If you’ve been on Facebook or Twitter today, there’s a chance you’ve been a victim of fraud.
Let me explain: in this day and age, we’ve come to expect and protect ourselves from the familiar forms of fraud...more
..Going mainstream. For the first time, both Twitter and Facebook are seeing significant growth in online advertising placed by major companies for brands such as Heineken, Tide, McDonald’s, and Charmin. Major consumer...more
In perhaps the next battleground for government and education, citizens who comment on social media sites are facing off with local government officials public and school administrators who find their online expression...more
Yesterday, The Guardian reported that Facebook had acquired Oculus VR using a combination of cash and stock. Facebook avoided SEC registration by availing itself of a fairness hearing before the Department of Business...more
“Web scraping” or “web harvesting”—the practice of extracting large amounts of data from publicly available websites using automated “bots” or “spiders”—accounted for 18% of site visitors and 23% of all Internet traffic in...more
..The average millennial checks his or her smartphone 45 times a day and learns about news online primarily through Facebook and Twitter, according to a new survey. Search engines and email, the “more traditional” venues,...more
..Since launching its Google+ social network three years ago, Google has insisted that Google+ users use only their real names on the network — no pseudonyms. Perhaps in an effort to attract more users to Google+, the...more
Some high profile companies, including two technology giants, made headlines this week after former employees filed lawsuits against them alleging discrimination and harassment. The case against Yahoo is likely to be...more
While the best players and teams in the world are competing on the pitch, major Internet and social media players are going all out for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, giving enthusiastic fans rich, real-time, second-screen...more
This weekend The Houston Chronicle reported Facebook did not turn over information requested by local authorities in response to death threats. People have been criticizing social media companies for turning over data to...more
Facebook’s newest feature may have you thinking twice about your status updates. However it’s not what you write that you should worry about, but rather where you write it. The social media giant has unveiled the latest...more
According to an article in The New York Times this week, high level executives make up the majority of tablet users in the workplace. That may change, though, as in the workplace tablet usage increases. It was predicted this...more
If you are one of the approximately 1.3 billion people who use Facebook, you’ve likely experienced the phenomenon where a single event (like Luiz Suarez biting that Italian guy or pretty much anything involving TSA) manages...more
Recess Is Over: Supreme Court Strikes NLRB Appointments -
Why it matters: Striking a blow to the President and the National Labor Relations Board, the U.S. Supreme Court held that three recess appointments made by...more
..The New York Court of Appeals has struck down that state’s “cyberbullying” law in a 5-2 decision, finding that it is overly broad and chills First Amendment-protected speech. The case arose when a 15-year-old boy pleaded...more
..Twitter is rolling out a new type of advertising that reportedly has been very successful for Facebook’s mobile business — mobile-app install ads, which link directly to games and other apps in popular mobile app stores...more
With the advent of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and MySpace, police have a new tool at their disposal to fight crime. Oftentimes, unsavvy criminals expose their guilt with a tweet or a status update. However,...more
Another important decision has been rendered in the ongoing In re: Hulu Privacy Litigation saga pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, this time denying – without prejudice – the...more
..Facebook’s deputy general counsel describes the company’s pushback since last summer against sweeping search warrants issued by a court in New York for private data from no fewer than 381 Facebook users. The company regards...more
Organizations that want to engage with tenants, decision makers, or the broader public increasingly find it important to engage through social media. Some organizations have found it necessary to have an active social media...more
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