social media authentication

eDiscovery and Social Media: Free White Paper Has Everything You Need to Know

eDiscovery and Social Media: Free White Paper Has Everything You Need to Know 150 150 Jason Krause

Social media collection is now a vital and challenging part of almost any legal matter. To make sense of this complicated area of law, the Client Success team at Nextpoint has distilled all of their experience in this emerging area of law and made it available in plain and simple language. Collectively, Nextpoint’s Client Success…

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Social Media Archiving Gets Serious

Social Media Archiving Gets Serious 150 150 Jason Krause

In an era of NSA revelations, it’s easy to make jokes that the government has a copy of every phone call or email. But it is actually close to the truth. The National Security Administration is tracking social media connections, and according to Facebook’s recent report on government requests, the company received 11,000-12,000 requests from American agencies in first…

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Law Enforcement and Social Media: Criminals Aren’t All Dumb

Law Enforcement and Social Media: Criminals Aren’t All Dumb 150 150 Jason Krause

There are a lot of stories lately about the way law enforcement is using social media to capture criminals. As might be expected, there’s a lot of dumb lawbreakers who are eager to incriminate themselves online. Apparently, a lot of small-time criminals just can’t help but brag about their illegal exploits on Facebook or Twitter. However,…

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Social Media eDiscovery: Embrace the Boring

Social Media eDiscovery: Embrace the Boring 150 150 Jason Krause

For many lawyers, eDiscovery is still an exotic, unfamiliar practice. Despite the growing number of conferences, publications, and CLE credits available to help lawyers understand the discovery of electronic evidence in litigation, most lawyers have never even sent a preservation letter, the first step in discovery. Considering that discovery of any electronic evidence is unfamiliar to most…

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How Hard is Authenticating Social Media Evidence?

How Hard is Authenticating Social Media Evidence? 150 150 Jason Krause

In the world of eDiscovery, it seems that there’s no end to alarmist editorializing about the next looming problem law firms and corporations have to grapple over. Authenticating social media is clearly one of those topics, seen here, here, and here. Of course, social media is a real and emerging complication to the eDiscovery landscape,…

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