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Category Archives: Social Media



Having a Social Media Policy for the workplace is an essential safeguard for all employers in the social media age. It is no longer a luxury, it is a necessity. […]

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Controversial Facebook case still in the balance

A landmark decision was handed down in Northern Ireland with the High Court in Belfast deciding to award damages against social media giant Facebook. The cas […]

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Twitter is a high stakes game

Twitter is used as a marketing tool by many businesses. Although twitter can be used with great success to reach consumers, it is not immune from misuse and con […]

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Left out of LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the professional social network of choice for a reported 300million users. Its wide reach and importance to business has prompted discussion regardi […]

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@employee, you’re fired

Social media is undeniably a part of everyday life for many people, and most businesses have incorporated social media into their official communications. It […]

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The Instagram Act

In the UK, the recently enacted Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act, Instagram Act as it is referred to, has controversially dealt with images posted online on […]

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Quick call the policy

Quick, call the policy

A serious legal concern for employers is that 'vicarious liability' may be attributed to employers for discriminatory or defamatory comments made by employees o […]

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Social Media Service

Courts ‘like’ serving documents via social media

Social media may now have a more commercial significance for lawyers. Service of court documents in Australia has extended beyond traditional means such as in p […]

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WIPO: resolving domain name disputes

Cybersquatting occurs when people register domain names in bad faith with the intention of making a profit from the goodwill of a trade mark that they do not ow […]

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Social media policies in the spotlight

Social media platforms, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram are crucial communication tools for businesses. A study, commissioned by LinkedIn, fo […]

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