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Feds Declare that Blogs and Social Networks are Public Meetings

For purposes of dealing with web 2.0 the White House Memo released on April 7, 2010 about social media specifically states that "interactive meeting tools-including but not limited to public conference calls, webinars, blogs, discussion boards, forums, message boards, chat sessions, social...

Recent Headlines Send Shockwaves - 'Wikipedia and LinkedIn are Down'!

Tweets a plenty were posted announcing that Wikipedia and LinkedIn were down, but one tweet wondered what would happen if Twitter also went down! We are so dependent on these Social Media tools that when these sites go down the communications also disappears....except probably text messages, phone...

Legal Issues Concerning Social Media Use by Employees

Please join the webcast about Social Media Use with my good friends Michelle Cheng , Yvonne Gierczyk-Skasko , and me sponsor by the ALI-ABA (American Law Institute - American Bar Association) which will be live on December 7, 2010 at 12:30pm CST. Michelle, Yvonne, and I will discuss our experiences...

LinkedIn - Worth $2.51 Billion?

LinkedIn now has 90 million users and the IPO information about the Social Media site is most interesting, including revenue over $161 million for the first 9 months of 2010 which was twice the total revenue for 2009. The current estimated IPO value of $2.51 billion is pretty astonishing with only...

LinkedIn IPO is a $9.1 Billion Success - How Much is Facebook Worth?

With 2010 revenue of about $240 million LinkedIn's IPO $9.1 billion foreshadows an unbelievable value for Facebook when it has an IPO. Particularly since Facebook had 2010 revenue of about $2 billion, and that Hitwise most recent report of the Top Ten Social Networking Sites listed Facebook...

Did you Notice? LinkedIn Revised its User Agreement

LinkedIn boasts +120 million members who all agree to be bound to their User Agreement, but few LinkedIn members noticed that on June 16, 2011 the LinkedIn User Agreement changed. LinkedIn's new User Agreement is not radically different from previous versions. However since the LinkedIn User...

INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR: Social Media in the City

Starts: Wednesday November 16, 2011, 09:00AM GMT Ends: Wednesday November 16, 2011, 12:30PM GMT Event Type: Training/Seminar Location: One America Square London, GREATER LONDON GB Price: ...

Free Download: White Paper Explores Insurance Coverage Implications of Social Media

With social media pervading most aspects of society and business, are you up to date on the changes that it brings to the insurance industry? Download a complimentary white paper covering insurance implications of social media . Social media presents a whole new set of exposures and liabilities that...