Thursday, December 10, 2009

Are you a Facebook user? If so, check out this article!

In an interesting article in the October 2009 New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, authors Scott Jon Shagin and Paula Shagin explore the legal issues, especially for lawyers, of being a Facebook user. "Facebook At Your Own Risk: the Dark Side of Social Networking Websites" describes the risks (privacy settings, potential employer searches, marketing use of "personal" information) and legal ramifications (Rules of Professional Conduct, changing expectations of privacy) surrounding the usage of Facebook as a social networking tool.