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Social media and the law podcast, March 2016 #TalkingSocBiz
Employment Issues / In the News / Legal Topics / Social Media

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

Sadiq Khan’s aide quits following social media shame
Employment Issues / In the News / Social Media

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

Safer internet? Basic steps to protect yourself online #SID2016
Legal Topics / Social Media

Safer internet? Basic steps to protect yourself online #SID2016

The internet is a wonderful place. It is full of education, learning, entertainment and talent. But, unlike the ‘real world’ it has more than its fair share of danger. Safer Internet Day (#SID) is an annual event with the aim of highlighting those dangers and encouraging internet users to beware and be aware. Social media is … Continue reading

Lawyers, know your limits on social media
Legal Topics / Social Media

Lawyers, know your limits on social media

The rise of social media is not just for announcing the arrival of a royal baby, it has grown to be a significant business tool. It is important to understand the potential ramifications of misuse and misinformation, however. Lawyers in particular should be careful about not going beyond their (insured) capabilities and expertise when taking up … Continue reading

Dating apps booming despite sevenfold rise in reported crimes
In the News / Social Media / Solicitors Journal

Dating apps booming despite sevenfold rise in reported crimes

The number of reported crimes involving sites such as Tinder and Grindr has increased sevenfold in the last two years, according to figures released from 30 police forces across England and Wales. Only 55 crimes were reported to the police in 2013, rising to 204 in 2014 and again to 412 last year. Crimes of … Continue reading

Apple challenges UK Government over Snoopers’ Charter
In the News / Social Media

Apple challenges UK Government over Snoopers’ Charter

Apple has launched a challenge against the UK Government over the adoption of the controversial Investigatory Powers Bill, commonly referred to as the ‘Snoopers Charter’. As other tech companies line up to do the same, I joined TRT World’s Money Matters show last month to discuss what this all means for Apple and for the … Continue reading