The growth of platforms such as Twitter and Facebook has had a direct impact on the legal system, both in the ways that these channels affect and change the world around us, but also in how social media itself has given birth to new issues and regulations in privacy, user rights and the ownership of intellectual property.
The key moments in social media law are addressed in this new infographic from Morrison & Foerster, courtesy of the Socially Aware Blog.
- Will Twitter's Dublin Headquarters Open It Up To Libel Lawsuits?
- Controversial NYPD Twitter Feed Vindicated As Convicted Criminals Reoffend
- Executives Beware: The S.E.C. Doesn't 'Get' Twitter
- Want To Join Police On A Tweetalong?