Legal traps in social networking

Beware what you post about others on social media outlets like Twitter or Facebook or you could get a legal writ slapped on your for defamation

Social networking may be good for business, but there are legal traps for the unwary. That warning from Nicholas Pullen, a lawyer specialising in media and communications, who expects a big rise in civil and criminal defamation cases as more people share their thoughts and views about others on Twitter, Facebook and other online social media. Nicholas suggests an action plan to help keep us out of court. We need to be very careful about what we write on online postings and if we have any doubt at all, we should get good advice because it's a rapidly growing area of litigation.Log InSubscribe

Nic Pullen, TressCox Lawyers