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Did you know that what you post on Facebook can be used as evidence in a lawsuit?

According to a non-peer-reviewed study of 721 million active Facebook users, released by Facebook in collaboration with the Università degli Studi di Milano, on Facebook, there is only 4.74 degrees of separation rather than the familiar adage of “six degrees of…

Dislike? Opposing Party Posts Comments About Attorney

The opposing party in a divorce case took to Facebook to post comments about opposing counsel—and now he is being sued by the attorney for defamation. The attorney represented the wife in a divorce case, and the husband was apparently…

What Are the Risks of Jurors Using Social Media?

Post by Randall Ryder This past week, a juror was charged with contempt of court after she talked about a guilty verdict on Facebook before the verdict was read. Should jurors be forbidden from using social media? In the case this…

Will Facebook’s Privacy Policy Cause Users to Close Their Accounts?

Post by Randall Ryder Social media giant Facebook has been under fire in recent weeks for concerns about another privacy policy. In the last few months, Facebook has made a number of changes to their privacy policy. For the most part,…

Senators Criticize Facebook Security Policy

Three Democratic Senators held a press conference last week to criticize Facebook’s new information policy, which allows Facebook to share more information to third parties without user’s consent. The new privacy setting requires users to opt-out, rather than opt-in, to…