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Social Media, Criminal Law, And Ethics

  • February 6th, 2014 by Olga
From criminal activity shared on Facebook to evidence on Twitter feeds, social media is increasingly becoming the perfect crime-solving partner for police departments all over the world, and not just to solve the prevailing cyber crimes. Over the past decade, this ever-growing medium has proved to be an invaluable source of information for both prosecutors and defense lawyers, significantly impacting… Read more

Funeral Industry Not Dying With Social Media

  • August 1st, 2013 by SEM Contributor
In a way, it’s hard to connect funeral homes with social media, but in another way, not so difficult at all. Many people use social media to connect with friends and family, in fact, that’s how most people use it, and in the sad instance of a funeral, loved ones want to connect. Funeral homes are witnessing a trend of… Read more

Must Know Advice for Teachers Using Facebook

  • July 27th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
It seems like every other a day, another teacher is losing their job over something Facebook related. Unfortunately, though Facebook may be your own personal account, many school districts are using the information they find on these sites to get rid of teachers. If you’re a teacher, you need to protect yourself from being a Facebook victim. Use the following… Read more

Should You Deny Social Media Access to Your Employees?

  • April 18th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Social media is an extremely hot trend right now. People all over the world use it to engage with companies and interact with friends. Businesses use social media, individuals use social media, and everyone seems to enjoy it. Some companies worry that this obsession with social media has a negative effect on their company. These companies worry that their employees… Read more

Should You Ask Your Employees for Their Facebook Passwords?

  • April 5th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Social media is such a huge part of society now that as an employer you’ve probably checked out the Facebook profiles of all your employees or potential hires at one time or another. Maybe you even monitor them regularly. But with such concern over privacy, most people have gotten wise and adjusted their settings so no one but their “friends”… Read more

8 Ways To Screw Up Your Businesses Twitter Reputation

  • January 30th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Tell the world what you’re doing in 140 characters? Easy, what could possibly go wrong? Well it’s funny you should say that, businesses have gone out of business and people have lost jobs, money and even their freedom just by saying the wrong thing on Twitter. Common sense will help you stay out of too much trouble but here are… Read more

10 Reasons Why Mothers Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Join Facebook

  • January 17th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
At this moment in time the social networking site Facebook is on track to hit the one billion user mark in 2012 – wow! Although it’s still possible to remember a time when FB was a mere twinkle in the Zuckerberg boy’s eye it has quickly become part of our lives with over 400 million users logging on every day.… Read more

5 Steps Avoiding Social Media Blackmail

  • December 21st, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Years ago, it was difficult for ordinary individuals to get the attention of the masses. Today, social media makes it possible for anybody to become popular through the Internet by getting others to follow them through social networking sites like MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others. This is well and good, however, exposing oneself to others virtually has negative repercussions.… Read more

Top Twitter Blunders Actors Have Made

  • December 14th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
With the advent of social media it seems that actors have a whole new way to ruin their public images. The problem with these publicity outlets is that it’s all too easy to say something off-the-cuff and have no way to take it back. Ashton Kutcher and the Penn State Scandal When Ashton Kutcher heard that Penn State Coach Jo… Read more

Fighting Spam on Twitter, Any Easy Way Out?

  • November 21st, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Twitter is a wonderful site for sharing details, product offerings, status updates and what-not for a business. As an evolving medium for furthering Social Media engagement, Twitter has come of age in the past 2 years. However, with its success and gigantic popularity, it was obvious that covert spammers will eventually re-define their Twitter strategies to promote spam. And this… Read more