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Law Enforcement Proving to Be More Social

  • June 4th, 2019 by SEM Contributor
It sometimes seems that social media has infiltrated every corner of society. People use their Facebook and Twitter profiles to socialize, get reviews of products and services, and more. Even law enforcement has gotten in on the act. Boston marathon bombing was the biggest example of how social media can help – or hinder – an investigation. From YouTube videos… Read more

Trial By Social Media: Real Time Examples

  • July 25th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Social media has become very much tied to every day life, a fact revealed by its occurrence in Zimmerman’s murder trial. This trial has been a top trend almost very day, with many people tweeting their ideas with the hashtag #ZimmermanTrial. Many witnesses have been tweeting about their testimony, which includes Rachel Jeantel, a friend to Martin, who after anxious… Read more

Social Media Compliance and Financial Planners

  • October 30th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
It is understood that compliance in the financial industry is one of the costs of doing business. Compliance covers all areas of business and is designed to protect both the financial planner and their clients. Recently, with the onrush of social media, compliance has had to broaden its boundaries to address potential problems inherent in this medium. Social Media is Read more

Louisiana Law Forces Sex Offenders to Post Convictions on Social Media

  • August 2nd, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Many parents worry about their child’s use of social media sites like Facebook. Not only do they have to worry about cyberbullying, but they also have to worry about the millions of strangers that can easily befriend their child and gain information about or access to them. It’s unfortunate that our world is filled with criminals, but when it comes… Read more