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‘Zuckersaurus’ is born to guide Facebook users out of the privacy stone age
Employment Law / Social Media Law

‘Zuckersaurus’ is born to guide Facebook users out of the privacy stone age

Earlier this year, a survey found that 58% of Facebook users don’t care about their privacy online, but it hasn’t stopped Facebook addressing this issue head on.  The social network has introduced a dinosaur advisor across it’s worldwide interface to bring users out of the ‘privacy stone-age’. Nicknamed the ‘Zuckersaurus’ after it’s founder, the animated dinosaur will … Continue reading

Unlocking the holiday pay conundrum – what is owed?
Employment Law / In the News

Unlocking the holiday pay conundrum – what is owed?

I appeared on BBC Radio5Live (at 1:51:37) on 8 September 2014 to discuss reports that workers unions are mobilising and preparing for an attack on British employers in the coming months. This activity follows the European Court of Justice’s May decision in Lock v British Gas which determined that the interpretation of ‘normal remuneration’ under domestic law … Continue reading

BOOKING NOW OPEN: Social Media Week, London
Employment Law / Social Media Law

BOOKING NOW OPEN: Social Media Week, London

I’ll be hosting a series of events during Social Media Week, all of which are FREE to attend (yes, FREE!) Covering a wide range of topics suitable for businesses, charities, directors, managers and employees, four events will run at a number of locations all within walking distance of Old Street’s Silicone Roundabout. The events are: 23 September … Continue reading

ARISE NEWS – Celebrity Photo Hack
In the News / Social Media Law

ARISE NEWS – Celebrity Photo Hack

I joined Jayson Mansaray in the Arise TV studio to discuss the much publicised Celebrity Photo Hack (as it has been labelled).  Hollywood film stars, including Jennifer Lawrence, and other celebrities are believed to have had their private phones and files hacked, possibly due to security flaws in Cloud storage facilities. Watch the interview below with some … Continue reading

Twitter to remove images of the dead on request
Social Media Law

Twitter to remove images of the dead on request

Following the apparent execution of American journalists James Foley and more recently Steven Sotloff by the militant group Islamic State (IS), Twitter has said it will remove distressing images and videos at the request of immediate family members. A video showing the apparent beheading of the journalist has featured on news sites world wide following the promotion and … Continue reading