Facebook Changes Open Up New World Of Discovery

Law360, New York (October 28, 2011, 7:06 PM EDT) -- Facebook's new sharing features will unleash a flood of personal information onto the social network, giving litigators a double-edged sword that could win or lose their clients' cases in court, attorneys say.

The technology giant unveiled the much-hyped features at its f8 conference in September. Timeline, the most prominent new feature, acts as a repository for all of a user's information on the site. Under Facebook's previous profiles, accessing activities from several years ago was time-consuming and laborious. With Timeline, users can flip through wall posts...
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