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In today’s digital age, more and more people are spending time on the internet. They spend an average of 2 hours and 27 minutes on social media alone, with the younger population driving numbers even higher. Nigeria, the Philippines, India, the United States, and China are the five countries that spend the longest time across multiple social […]

Reasons why social media is underused in court from social media investigation pros at Bosco Legal.
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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. […]

Learn about Spoliation of Social Media Evidence from Bosco Legal. What you need to know about preservation & prevention.
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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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A recent case highlighted the use of digital evidence and social media in today’s courtrooms. The case, Monet v. Bank of America, involved a dispute over a defaulted loan. In particular, the courts considered the digital evidence submitted by Monet inadequate to win his case. This was mainly due to the inability to authenticate the […]

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A recent case, Moroccanoil v. Marc Anthony Cosmetics, highlighted the importance of social media investigations in court cases. In this case, a federal district court ruled that Facebook screenshots were inadmissible in court. Their reasoning: that web pages and screenshots could not be authenticated. They then applied this logic to Facebook screenshots. As a result […]