Social Media

Social media is the interaction among people in which they create, share or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. Andreas Kaplan and Michael Haenlein define social media as "a group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, and that allow the creation and exchange of user-generated content." Furthermore, social media depend on mobile and web-based technologies to create highly interactive platforms through which individuals and communities share, co-create, discuss, and modify user-generated content.
Posts about Social Media
  • Why You Should Never Post Accident Details on Social Media

    …. Accident details on social media may ruin your case Social media can do little to help your case but it can do a lot to harm it. It can ultimately complicate things but there are ways to protect yourself and your auto accident injury case. You may be surprised at how some factual content can harm your subsequent case if you are in an accident…

    Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 13 readers -
  • Facebook for Lawyers (Video)

    … Should your law firm use Facebook? And if so, what for? Today’s legal tech tip video explores using Facebook. We cover: Why you should consider using Facebook Why friending clients can help you lawyer better How being friends with colleagues, clients, and referral sources can help you stay top-of-mind with people who can…

    Andrew Cabasso/ Jurispage- 31 readers -
  • Facebook Rolls Out New “Like” Buttons

    … The Like button is now getting some company. Today, Facebook increased the range of reactions people can give to posts by rolling out an additional five “reactions” to accompany the Like button. For years people have exclaimed “I wish Facebook had a dislike button” in response to disagreeable posts. Or, when posts are not Like…

    Andrew Cabasso/ Jurispage- 27 readers -
  • Social Media and the Workplace: From Hiring to Firing

    … the employer’s reputation or business. (Check out our previous blog post on Off-Duty Misconduct to learn more about when an employer can fire an employee to protect its business.) Consider this before you make any comments on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. about your job or your employer. We’ve all had a rough day at work, and most of us have had…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 33 readers -
  • You Should Be on Social Media Because Your Clients Are Blabbing

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    Andrew Cabasso/ Jurispage- 31 readers -
  • Personal Injuries and Social Media

    … One of the wonderful things about technology is that it serves us in so many ways. It keeps us up to date on current events, it keeps us in contact with loved ones and friends, and it enables us to let others know what is happening in our lives. So many aspects of social media are truly wonderful tools for us. However, if you have been seriously…

    Eric Block/ jacksonvillepersonalinjury.attorney- 28 readers -
  • Can You Receive Unemployment If You Are Fired For Social Media Comments?

    … Employee posts on social media have been a hot topic in the business world for several years. Because Missouri law sets out “at-will” employment, private businesses can generally fire employees for any non-discriminatory reason, including the content of posts on their social media accounts that may reflect poorly on the business. The question…

    www.kcarplaw.com- 14 readers -
  • National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day 2015

    …. #CerebralPalsyCan One of the big events of National Cerebral Palsy Month in 2015 involves United Cerebral Palsy to encourage cerebral palsy patients to share the things they enjoy and are capable of doing by using the hashtag #CerebralPalsyCan on social media. On March 25th, National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day, the UCP and the partners in this campaign…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 224 readers -
  • Karmaloop Online Clothes Retailer May Pursue Bankruptcy

    …, debt obligations soon affected business operations, sources said. The company only managed to bring in less than $100 million for 2014. Customers have taken to prominent social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to complain about shoes and shirts they never received. Another insider with Karmaloop told the New York Post…

     AmeriTrust Law Group- 17 readers -
  • Social Media Audience Building for Lawyers

    … social profiles. One of the most valuable uses of social media is to drive inbound traffic to your law firm’s website. The converse can also be used as a benefit – you can prominently display social media icons on your website to help build your social following. Be sure to include social media icons in your firm’s e-mail marketing designs. You…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 36 readers -
  • 2014 Marketing Tips For Lawyers

    … through speaking engagements, social media engagement, publishing articles in industry periodicals, authoring a blog, and more. Once you become an influencer yourself, connect with other influencers in your industry instead of viewing them as competitors to avoid. The concept of “influencer marketing” revolves around identifying relevant influencers…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 24 readers -
  • Employees, Social Media and Just Cause: Lessons for Employers

    … It’s never wise to badmouth your boss. Doing so on social media can be downright dumb. But does it amount to just cause for dismissal? In some cases, absolutely. A number of labour decisions over the past several years have considered how an employee’s off-duty social media activity can damage an employer’s business or reputation and/or amount…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 35 readers -
  • Speaking Opportunities for Lawyers in 2015

    … on for increased exposure. Identify your target market. Identify groups that your target market might belong to (i.e. independent event organizations, trade groups, and academic institutions). Contact the target groups and find your best point of contact (i.e. an event planner or chair of the continuing education committee). The lawyer who…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 25 readers -
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