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Tag Archives: Social Media

Social media CEOs get earful on bias, warning of new limits

WASHINGTON — With next week’s election looming, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google were scolded by Republicans at a Senate hearing Wednesday for alleged anti-conservative bias in the companies’ social media platforms and received a warning of coming restrictions ...

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Md. high court sets admissibility standard for Facebook ‘unfriending’

Maryland’s top court has unanimously reinstated an attempted armed robbery conviction, saying the trial judge properly allowed the jury to hear damning evidence that the defendant “unfriended” from his Facebook page his alleged accomplice just hours after that person was ...

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A new balance: Social media and public forums

As social media becomes the preferred setting for political discourse, elected officials must be aware of the developing body of law around First Amendment rights in public forums, say attorneys who focus on social media and the law. Social media, ...

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