Linked – Social media posts a growing aspect of litigation holds

5269295051_31a102e6ae_m_facebook” Information gleaned from social media should be top of mind when lawyers are considering e-discovery requests in litigation matters ranging from personal injury to labour and employment and the corporate sphere, according to a panel of in-house lawyers.

Despite the way many people freely share their personal information on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram these days, many lawyers don’t think to turn to it for valuable material to use against someone in a case.”

This should be obvious. Of course, this being the legal industry, it isn’t. I’d say the law is slow to adapt, but that would be putting it mildly. While the rest of the world is experiencing stunning technological changes, lawyers are still trying to figure out how many pages this stuff is.

I’m only half-joking.

Seriously, though, if you’re going to be involved in litigation, why wouldn’t public information you post to social media be part of it?

Social media posts a growing aspect of litigation holds

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