I encourage you to cultivate your own community as a means of connecting and empowering your peers. These are a few ideas to help you launch and maintain a program.
Facebook filed two separate lawsuits in the UK and U.S. that the company says is part of an ongoing effort to hold developers that abuse its platform accountable.
After spending the last six to eight weeks in COVID-crisis mode, most firms are now eyeing a move toward business recovery. This means that it is also now time for law firms to reevaluate their marketing strategies to ensure they are aligned to support business goals in this new climate. One overlooked area that law firms should consider adding to their marketing arsenal is digital paid media.
The Ben Franklin Strategy
Benjamin Franklin will never know this, but he gave us the only social media strategy we need: “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” In the middle of the COVID-19 health crisis, there’s never been a better time for a legal marketing professional to look for the good she or he can highlight within their communities, within their firms or companies, or for individual people.
A new French law that would have required such social media platforms as Facebook to take down objectionable content within 24 hours has been rejected by France’s Constitutional Council as a disproportionate response to the proliferation of hate speech online.
Right of Publicity Laws Don’t Pierce CDA Immunity Shield
Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Wolf of Wall Street Defamation Suit
Jaimie B. Field
Most attorneys are expecting social media to be a panacea to bring in new clients during this incredibly unusual time in our history. As marketing and business development professionals and coaches, we know we have to teach our attorneys that, like any other marketing and business development tactic, there is no magic bullet. But that by using social media, it will help them create attention and assist in building relationships.
The Judge Pointed Out that Some FTC Commissioners Wanted to Specifically Sanction Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg for the Company Sharing Private User Data With Outside Parties
A federal judge in Washington, DC, signed off on a record $5 billion fine imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Facebook for allegedly violating federal law and a previous order with its privacy practices.
In this era of social media and a 24-hour news cycle, each day seems to bring a fresh story of PR missteps, whether it be a brand, organization or high-profile individual. Although you may feel you’ve read enough about these latest public relations nightmares, one area on which you might want to focus is the importance of an apology.
A New Yorker who settled a copyright lawsuit against several news outlets over a photo he took of star quarterback Tom Brady and Boston Celtics manager Danny Ainge has struck again. This time he’s suing a radio station owner in Florida federal courts in a case that could test the boundaries of an emerging area of copyright law, raising major questions about how media companies incorporate social media posts into online stories.