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Facebook Moves to Dismiss Complaint Based On Use of Minors’ “Likes”
Posted on 15 Feb 2011 by Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

A recent class action on behalf of California minors takes aim at Facebook for its practices regarding the use of Facebook members' names, likenesses, and preferences. The plaintiffs allege, among other things, that Facebook encourages its users to... Read More

Service Of Process Through Facebook
Posted on 9 Nov 2011 by Lisa McManus

Courts are increasingly willing to accept service through Facebook and other social media platforms when other methods fail. United States Mpafe v. Mpafe , Hennepin County, MN No. 27-FA-11-3453: Authorized service of divorce proceedings on defendant... Read More

Bringing Focus to Social Networks
Posted on 15 Apr 2011 by Mary Kate Sheridan

Social networking is everywhere. Your opportunities to connect are vast and varied, and instead of asking "how do I use it?" many people are asking "which should I use?" But maybe the question shouldn't be "which?"-maybe... Read More

Social Media and Legal Ethics: Some Clarifications
Posted on 9 Aug 2011 by Jayne Navarre

The jury is (almost) in. We do not, thankfully, anticipate a Casey-Anthony-super-sized-post-verdict outrage when the American Bar Association codifies its Commission on Ethics 20/20 proposed amendments to the Model Rules in 2012. According to the Commission's... Read More

Haunted by Your Social Media Past
Posted on 27 Jul 2010 by Lori Sieron

One Author Proposes Seemingly-Simple Solution Stacy Snyder is becoming a social media icon for all of the wrong reasons. You may have heard about her situation, as a 25-year-old student teacher, Snyder posted a now-famous (infamous) photo of herself... Read More