When sharing photos of yourself on social media, how inappropriate must they be to have your employment terminated? Even though Gemma Laird had photos from a lingerie photo shoot on her private Facebook profile, the very fact of their existence seems to have been enough for the school to dismiss her. But the story has once again sparked … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2016
Apple Privacy Debate: is the saga now over?
The latest development in the Apple phone privacy saga may have come as a surprise to many. I joined TRT World to discuss what’s occurred and what is still to come. Despite the US Justice Department postponing a hearing last week – citing news that they ‘may’ be able to use a third party to … Continue reading
Social media and the law podcast, March 2016 #TalkingSocBiz
Each month I’ll be joining global social media expert and consultant Krishna De to discuss the hot topics and legal issues arising from social media stories and developments in technology. Given there is no shortage of news in this controversial, but largely unregulated sector, there will be some interesting insights, practical solutions and tips that everyone can benefit from. The … Continue reading
Twitter: there’s life in the old bird yet!
Twitter has been in the wars recently, with falling numbers of new users, a nose-diving stock price and desperate steps to stop the rot. But is it really the end for Twitter? I don’t think so and there are 350 million users who agree with me. I joined TRT World’s ‘Money Matters’ show to explain why. The demise … Continue reading
What will Brexit mean for SMEs? The Sage Debate
In my capacity as a Sage Business Expert, I was lucky enough to have been invited to the Sage EU debate at The Shard on 7 March 2016. The voice of the SME can sometimes be lost, but here it was loud and bold, with genuine concerns being brought to the table. The debate itself was lively … Continue reading
Sadiq Khan’s aide quits following social media shame
A former law student and parliamentary office worker has resigned his position after a newspaper published tweets dating back up to 4 years. Shueb Salar worked as an aide to London Mayoral hopeful Sadiq Khan since 2014, but was suspended following the publication of a story in the Mail on Sunday detailing tweets he is alleged to have … Continue reading