Social Media Legal Blawgs

Law blawgs regarding social media, published by lawyers and law firms with expertise in social media law, including criminal and civil law issues arising from use (misuse) of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networks.

10 Ways Social Media Has Changed How Lawyers Operate 

by YouBlawg September 8, 2017 Law firm marketing

Contribution from an author in the legal sector explaining 10 of the ways social media has changed how lawyers operate:- Chances are, you are among one of the 1.23 billion monthly active users on Facebook… Or, if not, you might be a user of various other social media sites such as Twitter, Instagram, or even […]

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Genericide in the 21st Century: Overexposure of the Modern Brand

by ASchlossberg February 10, 2015 Blawging

“Every brand has at its core a substance that gives it strength.”[1] In the 21st century, the reality is that companies are being penalized for their success with certain products. Genericide occurs when a brand no longer denotes its origin, but rather is used to refer to a whole category of products. Yo-yo, Escalator, and […]

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How Lawyers Can Make the Most Out of Social Media

by Kerrymoloney November 22, 2013 Social Media

In the growing digital age, many businesses are now fully embracing the benefits of social media in business. However, there are still some industries that have not yet realised the potential social media offers. Many law firms are still struggling to come to terms with the fast-moving social world and many have not yet integrated […]

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Are “Googling” Jurors Juggling Justice?

by Adam McCabe LL. B (Hons) Dip. LP November 14, 2013 Law

The writer is a trainee solicitor with a commercial law firm in Scotland but that this article is not affiliated with the firm in any way, does not constitute legal advice and any opinions expressed or errors made are his alone. Are “Googling” Jurors Juggling Justice? Adam McCabe LL. B (Hons) Dip. LP The recent […]

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Using Social Media whilst Driving is Banned in Louisiana

by Legal Author August 28, 2013 Social Media

The beginning of August this year saw the state of Louisiana introduce a plethora of new laws. One of these novel laws concerns the use of mobile phones whilst driving. The state already had laws in place that banned the act of texting whilst driving. However, this law did not address the act of using […]

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The Role of Social Media in the Legal Industry

by Chelsea Wilson August 9, 2013 Law firm management

The Internet and social media are constantly disrupting industries—sometimes for the better, sometimes not. For most people, the penalty for taking a misstep online is merely embarrassment. For lawyers, however, the penalties can be quite severe, and can include fines and public censure. In order to stay on the right side of the law, below […]

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How Posting on Facebook Can Affect Your Case

by ShelbyW April 25, 2013 Criminal Law

Facebook is one of the most popular social networking sites in the world, and this has led to unforeseen legal consequences for many users. For example, there have been several recent cases that have used information that was posted on the defendant’s Facebook wall to help prove their guilt. Additionally, there have been several employers […]

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Protecting Your Corporate Reputation Online

by timaldiss April 14, 2013 Social Media

Companies struggle with some familiar burning questions when they consider the risks and rewards of engaging in use of social media. It’s seems that the world of online interaction has become a darker place over the last 12 months or so. Football sex scandals, libel suits, and aggressive and persistent trolls have all served to […]

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How To Make The Most Of Social Media For Your Law Firm

by JacobLittleDigirank March 12, 2013 Social Media

The world of social media constantly ebbs and flows with general marketing – what’s trending, who’s talking about what, who’s following who. It changes to map the mood of its users, and reflect the topics which are being discussed. ‘The reality is’ according to a recently published Guardian article, ‘you no longer drive company and […]

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3 Essential Ways to Advertise Your Small Business

by edralyn March 1, 2013 Business

What makes a customer choose which companies they buy from? If you’re starting your own business, you might have already asked yourself this question. You may have even been trying to get your company off the ground for a while with no results. The answer is, of course, advertising. Advertising and building a brand for […]

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