Tag: SocialMediaEvidence

Social media evidence can be priceless, but it is commonly deemed inadmissible in court due to questions of content authorship and authenticity.

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

Understanding FRE 902(14) and Social Media Investigations

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Your case hinges on evidence. These days, social media evidence is a critical part of many cases. From Facebook posts to tweets, social media can have a significant impact on a trial. As such, law firms and insurance companies often turn to social media investigation teams. These professionals help to uncover valuable evidence. This evidence … Continue reading

Social Media Case Law: Commonwealth v Mangel

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From Facebook to Instagram, social media has become a way for people to share personal content with friends and family members. As a result, social media posts and pictures have found their way into the courtroom during litigation.  Yet, using social media as evidence in your case is not easy. It requires precision and experience … Continue reading

Social Media Case Law: Vasquez-Santos v Mathew

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Social media is a great place to catch up with old friends and keep family members up-to-date on your life. It is also a great place to conduct investigations as well! Many people live with the false idea that social media content is private and/or cannot be used in court. However, pictures and posts made … Continue reading