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Holland & Knight
The "Good Samaritan" (which is the statutory language used by Congress) provision of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 (CDA, codified at 47 U.S.C. ง 230(c)(1)) shields social media platforms...
Butler Snow LLP
Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram recently updated their privacy policies to protect users from social media surveillance. These updates could lead an industry-wide trend in restricting...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Social Links: Twitter Modifies Privacy Policy; Youtube Ad-Policy Changes Lower Some Video Creators' Payouts; Teen Beats Ellen Degeneres's Re-Tweet Record.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Newspaper headlines, television airwaves, and social media links are filled with companies dealing with crises on a near-daily basis.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The concept of "fake news" has garnered substantial attention in recent years, evolving from its satirical literary origins into a passionately criticized Internet phenomenon.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
With over one billion websites on the Internet, and 211 million items of online content created every minute...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Facebook's four-year battle on behalf of its users, seeking to quash 381 warrants obtained by the New York County District Attorney's Office, has come to a close.
Womble Carlyle
A consumer's television or computer may be emitting silent signals that her smartphone can hear, recognize and answer back, but the consumer can't sense them at all.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Khloe Kardashian is the latest Kardashian to find herself in court over her activities on social media.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Facebook has made a significant update to its terms on posting sponsored or "branded" content on its platform.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A nice overview of the rules on researching jurors' social media accounts in various jurisdictions from Law.com.
Reed Smith
A recent federal appeals court decision may lead online platforms that post user-generated content filtered by moderators to think twice before posting copyrighted material.
BakerHostetler
For years the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has made clear to advertisers that they are responsible for messages on social media by their employers or by consumers and celebrities...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Last week, the apparel company Sunny Co Clothing launched an Instagram promotion promising to give away the red swimsuit below for free (except for shipping and handling costs)...
Morgan Lewis
The Federal Trade Commission sent letters to online influencers and marketers regarding disclosure obligations in social media endorsements.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In Regulatory Notice 17-18, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. ("FINRA") provided additional guidance, in the form of 12 FAQs, on its earlier regulatory notices relating to the use of...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The letters explain how Instagram posts can meet the "clear and conspicuous" standard for disclosures, instructing influencers to make this disclosure above the "more" button on Instagram.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A New York State senator has introduced a bill that would make posting footage of a crime to social media with the intention of glorifying violence or becoming famous punishable by up to...
Davis & Gilbert
The FTC sent more than 90 letters to celebrities, athletes and other influencers – as well as to marketers – highlighting the need for influencers to "clearly and conspicuously" disclose their relationships to brands...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
One year since agreeing with the European Commission to remove hate speech within 24 hours of receiving a complaint about it, Facebook, Microsoft...
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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Last week, the apparel company Sunny Co Clothing launched an Instagram promotion promising to give away the red swimsuit below for free (except for shipping and handling costs)...
Reed Smith
A recent federal appeals court decision may lead online platforms that post user-generated content filtered by moderators to think twice before posting copyrighted material.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The concept of "fake news" has garnered substantial attention in recent years, evolving from its satirical literary origins into a passionately criticized Internet phenomenon.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Facebook's four-year battle on behalf of its users, seeking to quash 381 warrants obtained by the New York County District Attorney's Office, has come to a close.
Womble Carlyle
A consumer's television or computer may be emitting silent signals that her smartphone can hear, recognize and answer back, but the consumer can't sense them at all.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Facebook has made a significant update to its terms on posting sponsored or "branded" content on its platform.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Khloe Kardashian is the latest Kardashian to find herself in court over her activities on social media.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Newspaper headlines, television airwaves, and social media links are filled with companies dealing with crises on a near-daily basis.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
With over one billion websites on the Internet, and 211 million items of online content created every minute...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Social Links: Twitter Modifies Privacy Policy; Youtube Ad-Policy Changes Lower Some Video Creators' Payouts; Teen Beats Ellen Degeneres's Re-Tweet Record.
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