As More States Implement Social Media Password Laws, There’s Still Some Blind Spots
Survey: Firms With Blogs Grow Revenue Faster
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Publishing Alone Isn’t Enough, Law Firms Should Have an Integrated Strategy for Their Blogs
Law Firms’ Social Media Strategies Must Line Up with the Rest of Their Client Development Efforts
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
How Lawyers Should Respond to Negative and Positive Reviews On Yelp
If Marketing Isn’t the Goal of Your Law Blog, How Does It Bring in Work?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
How GCs Use Social Media to Hire Law Firms
Andrea Weckerle on CiviliNation
Serving Legal Documents Through Social Media
How Lawyers Can Optimize Their Profile Feed On LinkedIn
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
How To Create A Personal Profile On LinkedIn For Lawyers
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
The Growing Role of Social Media in Litigation and How to Prepare for It
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
What Next for the NLRB?
Corporate Law Report: U.S. Manufacturing, Social Media, Online Endorsements, Hart Scott Rodino, More
Unless it is necessary to comply with a state or federal law or regulation, effective October 1, 2013, it will be illegal for a Nevada employer to require, request, or even suggest that an employee or a prospective employee...more
Last month, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (UK ICO) published guidance on the application of the Data Protection Act 1998 (UK DPA) to social networking sites and online forums....more
In This Issue:
- Short Attention Span
- When the stars align: Negotiating celebrity endorsement deals
- It’s not easy saying you’re green
- Excerpt from Short Attention Span:
LIKE IT? TWEET IT?...more
The brave new world of social media has given employers fresh terrain to navigate and potential minefields to avoid....more
This afternoon, I’ll be speaking to the Connecticut Bar Association’s Annual Meeting on a topic that is familiar to blog readers: The Intersection of Employment Law and Social Media....more
Most companies focus their social media policies almost entirely on listing the things the employer finds unacceptable to post and share:
- Avoid defamation, obscenities or other inappropriate content.
In Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, the United States Supreme Court affirmed an arbitral decision allowing the plaintiff to proceed with classwide arbitration even in the absence of express language to that effect in the...more
UNDERSTANDING AND TARGETING THE CONSUMER -
Now more than ever, retailers need to focus on delivering relevant content, products and services to meet the individual needs of consumers. Retailers need to better...more
Have we finally reached the point where employees not only accept, but actually like when their employers monitor their computer activities? Really? Well, maybe “like” is a bit of a stretch still, but employees have...more
LIKE IT? TWEET IT? PIN IT? Online advertising is becoming more critical to marketing departments and brand owners everywhere. Using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and other social media avenues to promote brands is a seismic...more
“Which button do I push on LinkedIn for business development?” The chief marketing officer of a major law firm described to me fielding this question recently.
Originally published in The National Law Journal on May...more
SPECIAL FEATURE: Manatt and Mergermarket Release New Study on U.S.-China Deal Activity in Entertainment, Advertising and Digital Media Sectors -
Investment and M&A activity between the U.S. and China in the...more
In February 2013, we reported on legislative momentum in the Japanese Diet to bring Japan’s sixty-year-old election laws into the brave new world of Web 2.0. On April 19, 2013, that reform effort came to fruition, when a bill...more
A message from our friend Jeremy Robbins Director of the Partnership for a New American Economy is below. The Partnership held one of its first events in Iowa with the Iowa Immigration Education Coalition. It is a bipartisan...more
Malware capable of stealing your banking credentials is being spread via links posted on Facebook pages. The New York Times reports an uptick in malicious links on popular and seemingly harmless Facebook pages such as NFL fan...more
As financial institutions and investors turn to social media to instantly share snippets of news and potential clues about market trends, the FBI and SEC are monitoring such postings for evidence of insider trading and...more
As could be expected, employer-side lawyers aren’t too fond of this trend toward laws preventing them from asking their employees for their social media credentials. But it isn’t only because it makes things like legitimate...more
As we discussed in our February Bulletin, late last year Netflix and its CEO, Reed Hastings, each received a notice from the SEC Staff indicating that the Staff intended to recommend to the SEC that it institute proceedings...more
SPECIAL FOCUS: CFPB -
The Dodd-Frank Act provides that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") may take action against certain persons who engage in unfair, deceptive or abusive acts or practices....more
Riding a wave of national news stories about employers forcing applicants or employees to turn over social media passwords as a condition of employment, the Oregon legislature recently passed House Bill 2654....more
On May 22, 2013, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber signed into law House Bill 2654, making Oregon the tenth state to enact a law prohibiting employers from accessing employees' private social media sites. The new law, which...more
The dust is still settling from the mad dash that is the end of the Connecticut General Assembly session.
There are two bills (SB 568 and SB 501) working their way through the California Legislature that may require social media sites to erase the content of minors....more
On May 22, 2013, Oregon's governor signed HB 2654, which amends the state's existing antidiscrimination statute to restrict employer access to applicants' and employees' personal password-protected social media accounts....more
June 6 (Bloomberg) -- Kevin O'Keefe, founder of the social media company LexBlog, talks with Sarah Kopit about who's blogging in the AmLaw 200 law firms and how those firms are turning blogs into revenue.
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