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..Disappearing ink. Facebook is testing, for a small group of users, a feature that will permit a user to schedule a post for automatic deletion after a specified period of time. It seems that the period can range from an...more
Most marketers and marketing committee members routinely attend high-quality marketing programs.
It’s so much a part of the job description that it can be hard to remember that most lawyers rarely get any sort of...more
In the past few years the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has taken an increased interest in whether workplace policies prohibiting employees from discussing the terms and conditions of their employment on social...more
Mattocks v. Black Entertainment Television LLC -
USDC, S.D. Florida, August 20, 2014 -
District court grants defendant BET summary judgment in suit brought by creator of Facebook Fan Page that promoted BET...more
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..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
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..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
A simple search on Linked-In, Facebook, and Twitter reveals that social media is connected with the construction industry in significant ways. In one respect, a growing number of construction professionals intentionally...more
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Today on the JDBlogger Podcast our guest is social media expert Adrian Dayton. Adrian is an attorney who transitioned into consulting law firms on building their law practice using social media. Recently the National Law...more
A new study finds a correlation between Twitter usage and relationship problems, including divorce. The more frequent the Twitter usage, the higher the likelihood of discord in the couple. The study found the same results for...more
The Fast Laner has previously addressed the headaches accessing employees’ social media accounts can create for employers, and a recent Northern District of Illinois case suggests those fears are well-founded. In Maremont v....more
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The Catapult Conference is less than two weeks away. Have you started networking with the speakers on social media yet? If your answer is “no,” then you’re missing a big opportunity....more
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