Social Media and Its Effects
The Corporate Counselor
May 2011
The article defines social media as using web-based and mobile devices to interactively communicate. The article discusses uses of technology including Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter and blogs in litigation. It explains how social media has become a part of discovery. The article examines recent cases, analyzing the implications of social media for plaintiffs and defendants. The article also reviews how this type of communication is used as evidence.