When does a confidentiality provision in a settlement agreement mean what it says? What if you tell your children about your confidential settlement and they post about it on Facebook?
On January 24, 2014, in a case filed against Facebook by German consumer protection association VZBV, the Berlin Court of Appeal (“Court”) upheld a lower court ruling that Facebook’s “Friend Finder” function is unlawful.
A few days after we posted “Facebook’s ‘Look Back’ videos send reminder: Get digital accounts in order before death,” which provided guidance to digital account users on how to make plans for their digital accounts before death, Facebook announced a policy change regarding how it would maintain the profiles of its users who have passed away in an effort to better preserve their legacies on the site.
If you have a Facebook account, you will have come across #Neknominate, the drinking game that has gone viral in recent weeks.
Far too many times I have seen clients’ postings, comments, and pictures on Facebook and other forms of social media be used against them in a divorce proceeding.
A startup mobile app company is making their fight against Facebook over the word “paper” public.
Facebook reports 1.23 billion users, and I am “friends” with only about 38 of them. Statistics like that really keep any pretence of self-importance firmly in check as you mull over the sheer insignificance of your next wise or witty status update.
Two recent U.S. appellate court decisions have clarified the extent to which the First Amendment protects the social media activities of government employees.
People apparently still don’t realize how pervasive social media use is, and why there are certain things that are better left unsaid (if not offline). In this case, chalk one up for the good guys.