Divorce, Lawsuits,

The next social media trend: Prenuptial agreements

social prenup

Social-media-savvy couples are turning to “social media prenups” to set expectations for what partners can and can’t post online.

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Consumer Protection, News,

Like a Page on Facebook, Waive Your Right to Sue?

Like a Page on Facebook, Waive Your Right to Sue?

General Mills faced a disaster after a report stated that people who “like” the company on FB automatically give up their rights to sue them.

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News,

Think Twice Before Posting Those Favorite Vacation Photos

Think Twice Before Posting Those Favorite Vacation Photos

Don’t get fired, expelled, or hauled to court for something you (or a friend) posted online. These people found out the hard way.

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News,

Snapchat Crazy: How Your Photos Can Be Used Against You

Snapchat Crazy: How Your Photos Can Be Used Against You

It really didn’t take long for Snapchat to be used to send naked pictures, which means there will inevitably be legal issues surrounding it.

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Children, Education, Lisa Bloom, News, Safety,

Lisa Bloom: Facebook and Maryland Partner Against Cyberbullying [Video]

Fighting Cyberbullying

Lisa Bloom discusses a new partnership between Facebook and the State of Maryland’s schools fighting cyberbullying.

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Freedom, News,

A Chance For CA Teens To “Erase” Embarrassing Online Content

CA Eraser Law

Wish you could take down that embarrassing photo on Facebook? California teens may soon be lucky enough to do just that.

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Rights,

Is “Hate Speech” on Facebook Still Free Speech?

Communication

In a blog post late last month, Facebook said it would evaluate and update its policies on hate speech. The social media company apologized for failing to handle offensive material according to its policies.

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News, , Technology

Was Yahoo’s Purchase of Tumblr a Smart Move?

Tumblr acquisition

Tumblr acquisitionYahoo bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion in an effort to attract younger users. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has promised “not to screw it up.”

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Privacy,

How to Break Up With Facebook

breaking up with social media

Feel your privacy slipping away? Concerned about your professional reputation? Addicted to social media? If so, you might be thinking of dumping Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, or Google+. Here’s how to do it.

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Divorce, , Technology

Lying on Your Dating Profile Will Cost You in a Divorce

lying during divorce

You’re separated from and/or divorcing your ex, so you might feel like dating again is fair game—but can lying about things like your marital status or whether you have kids cause problems? And if the information on dating sites can get you into trouble, what about other social media?

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