Category: Social Media Investigations

Our California-based social media investigations firm offers a variety of investigative services to attorneys and insurance companies.

How to Date Social Media Photos & Videos: Investigator Insights

Bosco provides expert tips on properly dating photos & videos from social media to use as evidence.

To use social media photos as evidence in a court case, they must be properly obtained, preserved, and verified as presenting authentic and truthful information. One question that can stump many legal teams is how to verify the date of photos posted on social media. Dating a photo doesn’t just mean identifying when it was … Continue reading

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

Why Social Media Intelligence (SMI) Software Falls Short

Learn why SMI (SOCMINT) softwares fall short when it comes to authenticating social media evidence from the expert investigators at Bosco Legal Services.

If you’re involved in a court case that requires a social media investigation to obtain evidence, you may be tempted to use social media intelligence (SMI) tools advertised so frequently on the web. These tools are designed to gather certain types of data from social media websites quickly, but that information means nothing for your … 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

Admissibility of Social Media Evidence: Guidance for Court Cases

Learn about the admissibility of social media evidence from Bosco Legal Services.

A man identified as Zimmerman (Zimmerman vs. Weis Markets, Inc) suffered an injury while operating a forklift in the course of his employment at a Weis Markets warehouse. Following the injury, he filed a suit against Weis Markets claiming that he lost wages and was now burdened with an emotionally traumatic scar that prevented him … Continue reading