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Be Sure to "Spin" Your Own Story
Posted on 27 Nov 2012 by Desiree Moore

As a third year lawyer I found myself assisting with a weeks-long trial in California that centered around two power-house Hollywood types, both out for blood (breach of contract case, but yes, blood). The opposing party, Michael Sitrick, is known as... Read More

Can using social media really help you get a legal job or clients?
Posted on 31 Oct 2012 by Chelsea Callanan

I am not an expert on social media, but I can share what I have learned and observed. I first got on Twitter when my assistant at my first firm job said I would be good on it and set me up an account (thanks Morgan) and thus as @CEFIPLaw I began connecting... Read More

Want a Job? Clean up Your Online Image
Posted on 8 Jun 2012 by Alison Monahan

Quick question: What comes up when someone searches for your name in Google? Go ahead, try it. (For an accurate look, open up a different browser from the one you normally use, so you're not "contaminating" your results with personalized... Read More

A Practical Guide to Social Media Issues: McGrady on Social Media
Posted on 24 Oct 2011 by LexisNexis Community Staff

McGrady on Social Media provides a framework to help you understand important questions in this rapidly-evolving area of law, covering the impact of various laws on social media, such as copyright and communications, to aid the creation of social media... Read More

How to Be an Ethical Stalker: Podcast featuring Lisa McManus, Min Cho and Stacie Winkler on Social Media and the Law
Posted on 18 Mar 2011 by Lexis Hub Staff

In this podcast, attorneys Lisa C. McManus, Min K. Cho and Stacie S. Winkler present various scenarios involving researching opposing parties and other witnesses via social media. They discuss the implications of attorneys "friending" witnesses... Read More

Lexis Hub Podcast featuring Lisa McManus, Min Cho and Stacie Winkler on Social Media Rules of Civil Procedure - Practical Tips for the Litigator.
Posted on 1 Apr 2011 by Lexis Hub Staff

On this edition, attorneys Lisa C. McManus, Min K. Cho and Stacie S. Winkler examine some of the social media "rules of civil procedure." They discuss ESI discovery requests, using social media to research opposing counsel, and serving subpoenas... Read More

Social Media Privacy and Intellectual Property Issues Podcast
Posted on 15 Nov 2011 by Lexis Hub Editor

Paul D. McGrady Jr. of Greenberg Traurig LLP discusses some of the major concerns that have arisen with the growth of social media, including privacy, employment, cyberbullying and intellectual property issues. Mr. McGrady is author of McGrady on Social... Read More

The Afterlife in CyberSpace
Posted on 28 Jul 2010 by Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss

What happens to your Facebook chats, Flickr photos,LinkedIn connections, and Twitter witticisms when you die. Will your friends and family have access to your "digital memory"? The short answer: " No ". in fact, getting friends... Read More

Posted on 9 Jun 2010 by Nancy Myrland

I predict that we will look back on this discussion in a few years, and find it hard to believe we were dealing with this. Whether it's Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Martindale-Hubbell Connected, or any of a number of other Social Media networking... Read More

The Dangers of Overbroad Social Media Policies: Lessons Learned from Twitter and Facebook
Posted on 26 May 2011 by Ashley Kasarjian

The role of social media in the workplace has taken center stage over the past couple months as the National Labor Relations Board has issued numerous complaints against union and non-union companies alleging violations of Section 7 of the National Labor... Read More

Lady Gaga Beats President Obama to 10 Million Facebook Fans, Prince Goes Nowhere
Posted on 13 Jul 2010 by Peter S. Vogel

At the same time Lady Gaga takes over the Social Media spotlight from the President, Prince announces that the Internet is nowhere and his next album will only be a CD. No surprise what Lady Gaga is doing since "Gaga's Facebook fans organized... Read More

Facebook - 500 Million, But What Happens When Friends Die?
Posted on 20 Jul 2010 by Peter S. Vogel

Growth at Facebook has been unbelievable and not a surprise that its user rolls will get to 500 million , but last fall a childhood friend died, and a few months later I was taken aback after Facebook asked me to post on his wall. Since so many new Facebook... Read More

Flash Mob Riots: Crime in the Age of Twitter
Posted on 9 Aug 2011 by Keith Lee, Esq.

Crime, in the age of Twitter, comes to appear as a form of cartel - that needs busting. - Will Davies, Research Fellow at Oxford University, in reference to the on-going riots in London . Much has already been written about the role of social... Read More

Is Social Media "Harvesting" or "Scraping" a Crime?
Posted on 6 Nov 2010 by Kirsten Koepsel, Carey Lening and Ron Weikers

Most of us are well aware that savvy computer people can use social media sites like Facebook to obtain information that members don't want them to have, or to use it in ways the members would not want it. But what can be done if that happens? Are... Read More

Facebook Now Accounts for 25% of All U.S. Pageviews
Posted on 2 Dec 2010 by Lexis Hub Staff

Hitwise recently reported that 1 in every 4 pageviews in the US is on Facebook , and also incredible is Facebook's claim that people spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook. Astonishing growth made even more amazing by realizing that... Read More