Attys' Social Media Use Rife With Land Mines, Panel Says

Law360, New York (October 1, 2013, 7:17 PM EDT) -- A panel of legal experts warned attorneys and their clients Tuesday to be careful about how they use social media, saying that even the most innocuous search or posting could violate ethics rules or inadvertently expose sensitive corporate data to bad actors.

During a panel at the National Advertising Division's annual conference in New York City, a trio of seasoned technology and advertising attorneys detailed the pitfalls that could arise from the use of platforms such as Facebook and Twitter by attorneys looking to enhance their litigation research or brag about a big win, and by companies eager to share good...

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