Tips For Using New Media In Class Action Notice Plans
January 19, 2011, 2:18 PM EST
Law360, New York (January 19, 2011, 2:18 PM EST) -- With exponentially increasing numbers of people sharing and receiving information using social networking sites, blogs, chat rooms and other interactive online platforms, class action lawyers everywhere are wondering what these new media outlets mean for providing notice of a class action settlement. The captivating use statistics continue to spur their curiosity:
Nielsen reports that as of June 2010, Americans spend 22.7 percent of their time on social networks. According to the Facebook website, over 500 million users (138+ million in the U.S.) spend over 700 billion...