Social Media



The social-mediatisation of politics

This morning I attended an event about the evolving use of social media in politics at Europe House in Westminster. Jamie Bartlett from Demos gave an opening talk in which he used the Beppe Grillo movement in Italy as a case study.  On the back of a blog set up in 2005 to expose corruption […]

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Free Cease and Desist Letter before Action

Last updated on June 16th, 2017 at 01:28 pmThe following link takes you to a basic outline of a cease and desist letter (otherwise known as a letter before action) in relation to defamatory content that has been posted online: Online Defamation Letter Before Action (Template) Depending on the circumstances, if the wording and the […]

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How lawyers should communicate online

The following is a summary of the main points of an article written for the Spanish blog Inkietos, the full text of which can be found here Good manners and behaviour have always been key to building networks, especially now our reputations are exposed in so much detail online. We have never been surrounded and […]

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Reasons to not follow people on Twitter

Over the last few years of using Twitter I have developed some of my own rules that determine whether I follow or unfollow people.  OK, I hold my hands up and admit I may not be the most prolific tweeter and I don’t have the hugest following and while a lot of these rules may […]

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