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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
Jurors are expected to decide cases based on evidence they see and hear in the courtroom, after deliberating while sequestered from outside influences. For decades, courts have enforced rules and practices designed to make...more
Social media provides an extraordinary means not only to communicate and share information, but also to obtain information that may lead to incriminating, exculpatory and impeachment evidence for use in discovery and at...more
“It’s not you, it’s me.” This classic line has been used for years to let a soon-to-be-ex-girlfriend down easy. For the last few years, law firm use of LinkedIn has absolutely exploded. Yet Twitter usage is still in the...more
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
Did you give up on Twitter within 24 hours of signing up? Did you share a first tweet that said “so, I guess I’m on Twitter,” and then never return? You aren’t alone. And I think I know why.
Social media platforms have become an increasingly important means for companies to build and manage their brands and to interact with their customers, in many cases eclipsing companies’ traditional “.com” websites. Social...more
Last time, we looked at whether the media can use images from social media sites applying fair use to several typical situations. Today, we look at the specific terms of service of various popular sites to see if some make...more
So, you’ve got your LinkedIn profile complete. You may have even signed up for Twitter. You know you need to continue to build your online presence – it’s impossible to get face time with past, current and prospective...more
Now, more than ever, it’s important to have strong allies on social networks.
A few years ago when social networks were relatively young, it was easier to stand out. Slap a “follow me on LinkedIn/Twitter/Facebook” at...more
With the continually increasing popularity of social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, where members can be connected to friends, family members, co-workers, clients, and potential clients all by logging in...more
Recent revelations regarding surveillance activities by the U.S. Government have raised many questions regarding the balance between privacy and security. There have already been, and there will continue to be, Congressional...more
Imagine a situation where you have a small business that is planning a major event at a sports venue and needs to utilize a variety of social media channels to publicize the event and garner support for it. Such a business...more
Social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others have become a part of daily life in the United States and abroad. The unavoidable reach of social media into our personal lives has extended into our...more
Social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others have become a part of daily life in the United States and abroad. The unavoidable reach of social media into our personal lives has...more
Social marketing is a popular topic on blogs, in lawyer magazines, and at conferences. This attention is certainly well deserved. Just look at the audience:
Facebook – 1 billion+ users
Google+ – 500 million+...more
Originally published in The National Law Journal on March 4, 2013
In the movie Rudy, we get to know a young man with all the ambition in the world to play football for the University of Notre Dame. He is...more
Like it or not, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social media is playing a larger role in our everyday business lives. Nowadays, many companies are using social networking to maintain their client list and further...more
Originally posted on The National Law Journal on February 14, 2013
“What if someone says something negative about me online?” This is probably the most common question lawyers ask me. The sad truth is that many lawyers...more
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I always tell clients that networking is one of the best ways to get new business and grow your law practice. And, there's is no better online platform to network than...more
Still anonymously searching for resumes on LinkedIn or Monster.com? That’s so 20th century. If you want to attract the most talented job seekers now, you’d best jump into the fray, not only on LinkedIn but also on Facebook,...more
In our January 2012 newsletter, we reported on Maremont v. Susan Fredman Design Group, Ltd., a case where a court recognized potential claims under the Lanham Act and/or the Stored Communications Act because an employer...more
Many folks use LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook for business. When an employee leaves, what's that social media account worth? Saying that the account password and business contacts are trade secrets, some companies have...more
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