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The best way for tech companies, from search engines to social media, to protect their users’ privacy is to simply stop storing their data, says Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. Ohanian spoke with Reuters Opinion Editor Jim Ledbetter at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
As the Social Media Manager at Thomson Reuters, the panel titled “Does Social Really Sell?” instantly caught my attention while mapping out which panels I’d be attending on Saturday at the Aspen Ideas Festival. With no description from the Institute, I was flying blind, but it had a loaded panel featuring Brad Jakemen, Jerry Murdoch, Alexis Ohanian, Kevin Delaney and moderated by Alexis Madrigal. The session did not disappoint. The diversity of the panel allowed for a free flowing discussion that touched on a lot of different social media-related topics, from a variety of perspectives. (more…)
Cory Booker says social media, something Ashton Kutcher pushed him to embrace, enables him to reach and listen to thousands of his constitutes, making governing collaborative. He connected with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg because the two believe the U.S. is “woefully falling short” when it comes to education.
A New York high school student who was sued for allegedly hurting a classmate during a tennis match must show why information on the classmate’s private social media accounts is relevant to his defense against the suit.
29 Jan 2013Melissa Sachs
Litigants cannot go on a “fishing expedition” for information and must have a good-faith basis to request access to another party’s private social media accounts, Judge Joseph J. Maltese of the Richmond County Supreme Court said.
If you’re interested in social media and how to get started – or if you’ve dipped your feet in the water but want to do much more – then make sure to attend FindLaw’s Social Media: Fish Where the Fish Are webcast. This free one-hour webcast describes why social media is the present and the future of online legal marketing, and how your firm can use tools like Facebook, Twitter and blogs to connect with clients and prospects.
It takes place this Wednesday, January 16th and there are two sessions to choose from – noon EST and 4 p.m. EST. (more…)