Facebook Surpasses Google in Visits

Hitwise reports that Facebook became the most visited website in the US for the first time. Kind of takes your breath away that a social media site is getting more traffic than the largest search engine in the US. Since Facebook just went over 400 million users this was probably inevitable, but since...

Facebook Terminations: Friends Don’t Let Friends Talk Smack About Their Jobs

Written by Virginia Herschell, VP, Applied Discovery In a swirl of continuing controversy, a healthcare provider in Pennsylvania terminated an undisclosed number of its professional staff for Facebook postings that may, or may not have, violated HIPAA. Pennsylvania is an "at will" employment...

Facebook's Plans to Revolutionize the Internet

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerman recently announced significant changes to Facebook expanding 100's of websites with "open graph" and "like" which may revolutionize the Internet . At the annual f8 Facebook outside developers' conference on April 21, 2010 Zuckerman demonstrated...

Messages on Facebook & MySpace are Protected Information

A Judge ruled that Facebook wall postings and MySpace comments may not be subpoenaed based on the 1986 Stored Communications Act which is the same statute before the US Supreme Court in Quon v. Arch Wireless . US District Judge Margaret Morrow's May 26, 2010 37 page Order in Buckley H. Crispin v...

SHOULD LAW FIRMS BAN USE OF FACEBOOK AT WORK?

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 sites, when managed strategically, they have the...