Corporate counsel and law firms are becoming increasingly aware of the treasure-trove of potential evidence available through social discovery. Gleaning information from Facebook timelines and Twitter feeds is the modern-day equivalent of hiring a private investigator to “tail” a target.
Legal professionals need to be aware of the importance of social media discovery and work accordingly.
In one case, a state judge ordered an attorney to pay more than $500,000 in fines for telling his client to delete less-than-flattering information from his Facebook page!
In another, a plaintiff was ordered to turn over his user names and passwords for Facebook and MySpace in order to allow opposing counsel to investigate.
Learn about new tools that allow you to probe Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter to search, preview, collect and index relevant data!
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