Is using social media worth the risk?
The legal issues regarding social media sites have generated debate over monitoring and commercial procedures, writes Annette Hogan.
The use of social media such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn is now so widespread that a social media presence may seem to be an essential feature of any organisation's marketing strategy.
But, as with all new technologies, social media presents novel legal risks. For example, individuals who tweeted alleged photos of convicted child killer Jon Venables are being pursued for contempt of court. In another example, two directors and a staff member of a...
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