Posts Tagged 'Facebook'

Twitter for Lawyers, Part 3: Develop Your Following

Posted by: Victoria Santoro

In the final part of this series, I am going to discuss how to develop your following within the confines of a twitter feed and also provide some handy do’s and don’t’s.

Initially, the challenge of twitter is finding interesting accounts to follow in the huge sea of twitter users. Do not be tempted to take the bait and immediately follow hundreds of users before vetting their accounts. Take the time to find interesting, humorous or particularly informative accounts. There is ...

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Twitter for Lawyers, Part 2: Content Development And Privacy

Posted by: Victoria Santoro

In my first blog on this topic, we discussed setting up goals for your twitter account and learning about what tools you can use for pushing your content out in an efficient manner. Once you’ve mastered those and have a clear idea of what you want your twitter feed to accomplish, it’s time to put some effort into content development. Basically, what are you going to tweet?

This can be a complicated question to answer as the internet is so full ...

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Twitter For Lawyers, Part 1: Goal-Setting and Timing

Posted by: Victoria Santoro

Twitter is the ultimate in worlds colliding for attorneys. Our job is to keep things confidential, maintain the attorney-client privilege, and make sure we don’t accidentally disclose something that shouldn’t be disclosed. But Twitter is all about constant, persistent sharing of thoughts, impressions, news items, current affairs, opinions, and politics. The list goes on and on. In a 24-hour world, lawyers using twitter have to keep a very sensitive balance in mind between being a part of the social media ...

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Facebook Comes Face-To-Face With Personal Injury Litigation – And It Costs Someone $80,000

Posted by: Michael Bogdanow

Personal injury litigation is always deeply interconnected with what is happening in society. Torts that could not have been conceived of just a couple generations ago, such as “wrongful birth” (for mistakes in prenatal testing) or “bullying” (based on new anti-bullying laws) are now very much a part of the legal landscape. So it is not surprising that Facebook and similar social media sites have now crossed into the world of personal injury law.

Last week, a Facebook post resulted in ...

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What Your Social Media Image Says About You

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Michael Bogdanow, Managing Partner, Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow, P.C.

Without looking, do you remember what your profile picture, blog image or twitter thumbnail are? Can you recall your last post? Have you ever regretted a post? Those are important parts of the story that you have been telling the world – a story very much about you.

Shortly after the Boston Marathon bombing, profile pictures began emerging with a Boston angle – Facebook was flooded with them. People used ...

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