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Damaging effects of social media
In mid-November, Facebook became the target of spam attack that infiltrated user’s profile pages on which it posted disturbing images. The attack caused an uproar due to the nature of the violent and sexually explicit images. Facebook chalked it up to a … [Read more...] about Q&A: The Risks of Social Media Spam Attacks
About two-thirds of the adult population of the United States has a presence on a social networking platform. Over 900 million people worldwide are users of Facebook, and over half visit the site at least once a day. In any given month, over 30 billion separate pieces of content … [Read more...] about “Like” It or Not: How Social Media Can Lead to Litigation
Do you post on Facebook? Follow your favorite celebrity or sports figure on Twitter? For several years now, many of us have used Facebook to monitor our childrens’ activities or re-connect with an old friend from high school. While these personal uses continue, social media … [Read more...] about Is Social Media Right For Your Business?
Social networks are a pervasive, inescapable part of modern life. Information spreads on social media at a staggering pace and to a staggering extent. The world’s largest social media site, Facebook, has nearly 2 billion users worldwide. The President of the United States … [Read more...] about Age of the Hashtag: Social Media in Trucking Cases