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Posts Tagged ‘sued’

52 Percent Of Twitter Users Do Not Consider Legal Implications Of Their Tweets [STUDY]

Did you know you stand the chance of being sued for what you tweet? Don’t let this scare you away from the network altogether, but do understand that there are implications beyond simply getting retweets when you post something to Twitter.
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Online Defamation Cases Have Double In The Past Year

The number of cases involving online content has more than doubled in the past 12 months, and many believe that social media, especially Twitter, is part of the reason.
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Can Tweets Be Libelous? A Warning To US Journalists

Just because something is tweeted doesn’t mean it is treated any differently than something spoken, written in an article, or blogged. Poynter’s Mallary Jean Tenore gives a great overview of the potentially libelous nature of tweets, and how journalists can protect themselves.
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Man Is Cheated On, Then Prosecuted For Tweeting Details Of The Affair

It just isn’t a good time for Ian Puddick. First, he discovers that his wife is having an affair. Then, he realizes it’s with her boss. Who’s a millionaire. And now, he’s being brought to court for “graphic” details that he exposed of this illicit, and long-going, liaison – via Twitter.
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