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Are you sharing the right content to your Social Media accounts?

by Adrian Dayton on

As a professional you have probably been told by now that Social Media is very important for business purposes. As a result many of you have probably created some sort of Social Media accounts. Whether it is LinkedIn,...more

How a Multinational Employer Can Craft a Global Social Media Policy

by Littler on

Social media is so powerful that some argue Russian manipulation of it changed the result of a U.S. presidential election. In the employment context, social media is not quite that powerful, but employment context social...more

The Beneficial but Always Changing World of Social Media for Businesses

by Adrian Dayton on

Social Media in 2018 for Businesses – The benefits of Social Media continue to grow for business however 2018 has brought some changes and complications to your marketing strategy.   Social media provides incredible benefits...more

3 eye-catching trends for social media in 2018

by Adrian Dayton on

Social media is a great way to reach customers online because, well, almost everyone is on social media! The issue? So are your competitors. In a sea of competition, how can you stand out?...more

Facebook, Google, and GDPR: The war for data privacy

by Adrian Dayton on

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg came under fire during a Congressional hearing over Facebook’s policy of tracking data on non-users and logged out users. The scandal forced Facebook’s data-mining partner Cambridge Analytica to...more

Why Marketers Must Learn to be Storytellers

by Adrian Dayton on

Online content marketing is on the rise with no signs of slowing. With an influx of content available to viewers all day long, marketing professionals writing content have to adjust their approach to stand out. How?...more

9 Tips to Generate New Business From Sharing to Linkedin: Webinar Wrap Up w/ @MitchJackson

by Adrian Dayton on

On March 23rd, Clearview Social founder Adrian Dayton hosted his webinar, “Social Sharing 2.0: 9 Tips to Generate New Business From Sharing to LinkedIn.” He was accompanied by “Streaming Lawyer” and Rainmaker Mitch Jackson....more

Authentication Of Social Media; No Easy Matter

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

In a published decision reported on March 15, 2018, the Superior Court has addressed what it takes, at least in a criminal setting, to tie a Facebook posting to a defendant charged with a serious crime. Tyler Mangel and...more

Your company post went viral…now what?

by Adrian Dayton on

With social media being a universally accepted form of marketing, it’s no wonder that digital marketers are beginning to utilize the channel more and more in order to increase their brand’s exposure. “Going viral” is a super...more

State Department May Require More Social Media Information from Visa Applicants

by Miles & Stockbridge P.C. on

On March 30, 2018, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) published notices in the Federal Register seeking public comment on its proposal to amend Forms DS-260 and DS-160, which are the forms that must be completed by all...more

Twitter Becomes the Latest Social Media Company Tangentially Linked to Cambridge Analytica

by Murtha Cullina on

The conversation surrounding the data we put online continues to heat up. Bloomberg reports that in 2015, Twitter sold access to randomly selected tweets to Aleksandr Kogan, the individual who created the personality quiz...more

Abuse of Dominance Concerning Online Platforms

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

Large online platforms such as Amazon, Facebook and Google have a strong presence in Europe. Although general competition law principles apply to them, cases concerning online platforms give rise to a lot of novel questions...more

Russia Introduces New Draft Law on Social Networks

by Morgan Lewis on

Russian lawmakers have proposed a draft law that would impose new obligations on the owners of public networks. Such owners with no registered presence in Russia would be required to set up a local representative office....more

Match Holds Bumble To The Fire; Bumble Stings Back

It’s a date! Or a dating app, at least. Texas courts are ablaze with competing allegations from online dating companies Match and Bumble that each has misappropriated the other’s trade secrets. Swipe right (or up) to learn...more

Your Social Media Presence and Activity During Divorce

by Sands Anderson PC on

You thought your divorce was going to be amicable, but things seem to be going in a completely different direction. You’ve been separated for a while and you’ve been “checking in” on Facebook when you have been out with...more

Court Case Finding that Embedded Photos Can Trigger Copyright Liability Certified for Appeal

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

A New York federal district court has certified for appeal its recent decision in a pending case involving the unauthorized use of a photographer’s photo by a number of media outlets, maintaining the spotlight on the issue of...more

Grindr Grinds Users' Gears by Reportedly Sharing Users’ HIV Status

by Murtha Cullina on

In the wake of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal, another social media company, Grindr, a gay dating app, has come under scrutiny for its sharing of sensitive personal information with third parties. In particular,...more

New digital media regulations

by Dentons on

Earlier this month, the National Media Council (NMC) released a set of Digital Media Regulations (the Digital Regulations) under the umbrella of Cabinet Resolution No. 23 of 2017 Concerning Media Content (the Media...more

Would You Like Malware with Your Grumpy Cat Meme?

Social media companies like Facebook and Twitter have written “white papers” and devoted considerable resources to projects intended to create services that encourage trust and a sense of familiarity on the part of users....more

FTC Settles With Payment and Social Networking Service

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) entered into a Consent Order with an online payment system company, settling charges that its payment and social networking service violated the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and related...more

Springing Forward or Falling Back? It’s time to expect more from marketing and BD in law

by Adrian Dayton on

Is your firm looking for a place to innovate? Look no further than marketing and business development. ...more

The Certainty of Publicity of a Newly-Filed Lawsuit

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

It happened again, last week. An employer was sued. Wait, what’s that? A new lawsuit gets filed EVERY day against employers? (Actually, in federal court, at least 11885 employment lawsuits were filed in 2017. Far more...more

How Social Media Marketing Drives New Leads

by Adrian Dayton on

Social media is here to stay. For marketing, when it comes to social, it’s time to get on the train or get off the tracks....more

FTC Issues Proposed Consent Order to Online Payment Processing Company Over Allegations of Privacy and Security Violations

by Weiner Brodsky Kider PC on

The FTC recently reached a settlement with a worldwide online payment processing company regarding the actions of its subsidiary, a peer-to-peer payment and social networking application and website, over alleged violations...more

No one cares about your press release: how to add personality to your sharing

by Adrian Dayton on

When it comes to social media, it’s not about you. This is the hardest lesson to digest. Whilst your website can be as glossy and indecipherable as you want to be, if your social media content is, it’s going to cause...more

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