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You May Occupy Your Twitter Account, But Do You Own It?
Posted on 3 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

If recent developments in New York Criminal Court are any indication, your social media, email and SMS texts are just as vulnerable to exposure as everyone has been saying they are. Such a trend is bad news for bloggers, tweeters and texters, but may... Read More

LexisNexis Launches Social Media Visibility Service For Law Firms
Posted on 31 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Social Media Service Now Part of Enhanced Portfolio of Web Visibility Solutions Designed to Help Small Law Firms Engage More Prospective Clients January 31, 2012 - NEW YORK - LexisNexis , a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced... Read More

LexisNexis Inks Deal With JD Supra To Power Distribution Of Law Firm Blog Content To Wider Network Of Social Media Sites
Posted on 7 Mar 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Collaboration with JD Supra Enhances LexisNexis Social Media Services for Small Law Firms NEW YORK - LexisNexis , a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced March 6 an agreement with JD Supra ® which hosts a rapidly... Read More

New York Man Adds E-Mails To Facebook Ownership Lawsuit
Posted on 13 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BUFFALO, N.Y. - (AP) A New York man who claims he struck a deal with Mark Zuckerberg in 2003 that entitles him to half of Facebook Inc. has included in a new court filing e-mails he said he exchanged with the Facebook founder. In his federal court complaint... Read More

Social Media And E-Discovery: New Tools And New Challenges
Posted on 24 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Nadine Weiskopf For litigation professionals, the social media explosion is more than a cultural phenomenon; it is simultaneously creating unprecedented opportunities and challenges in the pursuit of electronic evidence. This white paper discusses... Read More

Is There A Social Media Privilege?
Posted on 9 Nov 2011 by Lisa McManus

Courts faced with ruling on discovery requests involving social media sites are forging new law. Courts can and do issue discovery orders compelling a party of a lawsuit to grant an opposing party access to his or her Facebook page or to permit in camera... Read More

Pennsylvania Judge Provides Great Resource For Anyone Researching Social Media Discovery Issues
Posted on 23 Jul 2012 by Philip Miles

In Trail v. Lesko (opinion here) , Allegheny County Judge Wettick provided a great resource for anyone researching social media discovery issues. Judge Wettick authored a 20-page opinion, running through nine Pennsylvania state court decisions addressing... Read More

X1 Discovery Shares List Of Public Cases Involving Social Media Evidence
Posted on 31 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

The torrent of social media evidence continues to grow and X1 Discovery continues to monitor online legal databases of state and federal court decisions across the United States, where evidence from social networking sites played a significant role. ... Read More

Tweets And Status Updates Meet The Courtroom: How Social Media Continues To Be A Challenge For E-Discovery In 2011
Posted on 8 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Nadine R. Weiskopf According to a survey from Arbitron Inc. released in April 2011, the percentage of Americans age 12 and older who have a profile on one or more social networking websites has reached almost half (48 percent) of the population... Read More

Abbey Spanier LLP: Social Media Accounts Are Fair Game in Discovery
Posted on 18 Feb 2014 by Abbey Spanier

A recent Pennsylvania State Court order granting a defendant’s motion to compel the production of one of the plaintiff’s Facebook log-in credentials found that social media accounts– even if set to private –are fair game in discovery... Read More

LexisNexis Makes it to the Next Round! Social Madness Corporate Challenge
Posted on 20 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LexisNexis has made it to the second round in the social media competition that is pitting Dayton-area companies against each other to establish social supremacy. The field has been narrowed to eight companies competing head-to-head, and in this round... Read More

Court Allows Plaintiff Quick Peek Into Defendant's Facebook Account
Posted on 26 Apr 2012 by Eric Meyer

A state court judge in Pennsylvania has come up with a new way to afford litigants access to social media as part of discovery in a pending civil action. Daniel Cummins at Tort Talk has the details: The Judge's page long Order does not provide... Read More

2011 Fulbright Litigation Trends Survey: A Little Less Litigation; More Regulation
Posted on 18 Oct 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Businesses in the United States and United Kingdom initiated and faced slightly less litigation in 2011 than in 2010. But regulatory actions and internal investigations are climbing, according to the 2011 Fulbright Litigation Trends Survey . More... Read More

FREE CLE Webinar - Social Media And Employment Policies Set June 20
Posted on 31 May 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Learn about social media-related employment policies to prevent potential liabilities during this complimentary CLE webinar. | View online > LexisNexis Presents a Complimentary CLE-Accredited... Read More

Hispanics United: NLRB Gives First Written Decision Involving Social Media
Posted on 13 Sep 2011 by Jon Hyman

In the NLRB's final act before the long Labor Day weekend, an Administrative Law Judge in Buffalo, NY, issued his decision in Hispanics United -the first written decision in an NLRB case involving social media to result in an ALJ decision following... Read More