Social Media

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 Law Creeps Into Everything: Nextpoint’s Social Media Case Law Sampler

Social Media Law Creeps Into Everything: Nextpoint’s Social Media Case Law Sampler 150 150 Jason Krause

Think social media case law is only for special cases? Are you still wondering if it applies to your practice? In the past couple of years, social media evidence has become central to more and more matters, including all kinds of civil and criminal cases. We’ve seen more clients using our products to collect social…

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Can Courts be Friends with Facebook?

Can Courts be Friends with Facebook? 150 150 Jason Krause

Sometimes it seems like the legal profession will always have a tortured relationship with social media. Writing for the ABA Journal, Deb Cassens Weiss quipped that “judges have to be judicious” when using Facebook. To underscore that fact, the ABA has now published an ethics opinion, warning that judges who use social networking have to follow the…

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Social Media Case Law: The Sequel

Social Media Case Law: The Sequel 150 150 Jason Krause

The big budget movies playing right now include the fifth Die Hard movie, the 23rd James Bond movie, the fourth Hobbit-themed movie, and a 3D re-release of 1986’s Top Gun. Clearly, Hollywood has little interest in originality.   Lawyers don’t get much credit for being original or daring thinkers; but in fact, when there is a new…

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2012 Social Media Case Law in Review: Courts Get in Touch With Your Feelings

2012 Social Media Case Law in Review: Courts Get in Touch With Your Feelings 150 150 Jason Krause

Not too long ago, lawyers could honestly say that they didn’t know if social media was discoverable for litigation. This year, courts have moved well past that question, granting broad discovery from Twitter, Facebook, and any other social media outlets. The focus this year was mainly on details of social media discovery, like whether social…

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Social Media is History

Social Media is History 150 150 Jason Krause

Social media isn’t history, but it is part of the historical record. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has just kicked off a major overhaul of the way federal departments and agencies manage and preserve their records. Following on White House directives to modernize and digitize our nation’s record-keeping capabilities, NARA has been pushing agencies to completely…

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