Category: Social Media Case Law

You can learn more about social media case law through our case law page or our blog. We discuss how social media evidence is used in court.

5 Reasons Why Social Media is Underused in Court Cases

Learn the top reasons why social media is underused in court cases from the social media investigation experts at Bosco Legal Services.

In today’s world, anyone with internet access can find out where someone was, who they were with, and what they were doing after a 5-second social media search. With this in mind, you’d think every modern court case would rely heavily on the minute-by-minute record of activity that many folks willingly post on their accounts. … Continue reading

Spoliation of Social Media Evidence: Preservation & Prevention

Learn about the Spoliation of Social Media Evidence from Bosco Legal, and what you need to know about preservation and prevention.

The fast pace of social media and the speed at which our attention flies from posts to videos to comments sections can make it seem like a transient, intangible element of daily life. In court, however, social media evidence is held to the same standards as all other admissible evidence. This means anyone responsible for … Continue reading

Social Media Investigations Prove Useful in Zimmerman v. Weis Markets

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Our Social Media Investigators Explain This Important Case An estimated 244 million people in the United States use some form of social media to document their lives. Social media can be a powerful tool during litigation and trials. In some cases, social media investigations can uncover insurance fraud. Below, our social media investigators discuss one … Continue reading

Richards v. Hertz Corp. – Privacy Settings and Social Media Investigations

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As social media continues to expand, more people are documenting their lives online. Statista states that Facebook had 256 million monthly active users in the United States and Canada during the second quarter of 2020. When it comes to litigation, Facebook and other social media sites can provide strong evidence during the discovery process. Below, … Continue reading

Social Media Case Law and the Expectation of Privacy: US v. Meregildo

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Over the last decade, social media platforms have grown in popularity. Virtually everyone uses some form of social media to connect with friends and family members. From Facebook to Instagram, it is not uncommon for an individual or organization to have a half dozen social media accounts. These social media accounts can offer invaluable insight … Continue reading