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No, You Shouldn’t Quit Social Media

Social media has its pitfalls, but that doesn't mean you should quit it entirely.

How to Research Potential Hires on Social Media

In order to make sure that a potential hire is a good fit for your firm, make sure you spend some time looking at their social media accounts.

3 Social Media Ethics Traps to Avoid

Lawyers use social media in both a personal and professional capacity. Here are three social media ethics traps that you should work on avoiding.

Now You Can Put a Chat Bot in Charge of Your Potential-Client Intake

See two examples of legal chat bots in action so you can decide for yourself whether they are likely to catch on.

Thought Exercise: Build a Chat Bot for Facebook Messenger

Yesterday Facebook announced its new Messenger Platform, including Bots for Messenger. Basically this makes it easier to built an intelligent-seeming algorithm—a chat bot—that can interact with anyone who contacts it on Facebook Messenger. So let’s do a thought exercise. Let’s say people wanted to use Facebook Messenger to communicate with you about legal matters. What sort of bot could […]

How Not to Suck at Social Media

Social media is actually quite simple, and there is only one way to succeed: be interesting, and social.

The TSA’s Pre-Check Program Might Get A Little Personal

Techdirt reports that the TSA is kind of sad that more of you haven’t thrown down money to get your private life inspected to enough of a degree that you are now allowed to be (relatively) waved through airport security. In true Kafka-esque fashion, the TSA is going to solve this problem by putting it […]

How to Subpoena Information from Facebook and Other Social Networks

"So is social media information accessible via civil subpoena? Who knows. Courts are all over the place with it."

Facebook Goes on the Offense on Passwords

It's pretty awesome that Facebook is doing this, and I hope more companies will follow suit.

Using Social Media During Jury Trials

How can lawyers use social media during jury selection without crossing ethical lines? How can jurors use social media during trial?