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Aug 19, 2011

Google Plus: The next big thing for small law firms?

Some law firm marketing gurus are going gaga over Google+ (Google Plus), the latest social media platform.

Jul 28, 2011

Fugitive taunts police on Facebook to catch him

NEW YORK — A fugitive from upstate New York who taunted police on his Facebook page to ‘catch me if you can. I’m in Brooklyn’ has been arrested. The Daily News says U.S. marshals and NYPD detectives tracked Victor Burgos ...

Jul 19, 2011

Facebook ‘friend’ requests violate ethics rules: San Diego County Bar committee

A lawyer would violate professional rules of conduct by “friending” certain high-level employees of an opposing party in a client’s employment dispute, a California ethics committee has concluded in an advisory opinion.

Jun 30, 2011

Facebook seeks material cited in Buffalo suit

BUFFALO (AP) — Attorneys for Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg are due in a Buffalo courtroom to argue for access to materials that form the basis of a local man’s lawsuit claiming part ownership of the multibillion-dollar social media company. Facebook also wants its forensics experts to examine Paul Ceglia’s computers. A federal judge was scheduled […]

Jun 29, 2011

New lawyer for man who claims Facebook stake

BUFFALO — A New York man suing Mark Zuckerberg for a stake in Facebook has changed attorneys as the multibillion-dollar social media company pushes for access to a contract and emails that form the basis of his case — documents that Zuckerberg's attorneys call fakes.

May 17, 2011

State Farm pays tax for car winner

State Farm is paying the sales tax for the winner of a 2011 Ford Fusion hybrid from Cortese Ford. Rochester State Farm agent Chris Leonardi gave the keys Friday to Jacquelyn Cowart, a Strong Memorial Hospital employee ...

May 9, 2011

Facebook sharing sending readers to big news sites

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is influencing what news gets read online as people use the Internet's most popular hangout to share and recommend content. That's one of the key findings from a study on the flow of traffic to the Web's 25 largest news destinations.

Apr 26, 2011

Facebook launches deals program, rivals Groupon

What happens when you cross the world's largest social network with one of the hottest business models in e-commerce? Facebook wants to find out. Facebook is launching a deals program Tuesday in five U.S. cities ...

Apr 25, 2011

Facebook discovery denied in tussle over naked photos

When one New York woman allowed her financier husband to take some R-rated photos of her on their honeymoon, she probably never imagined that they would wind up in the hands of another woman. Or that they'd be the source of an alleged $2.5 million blackmail scheme.

Apr 18, 2011

Twins appeal Facebook settlement ruling

SAN FRANCISCO — A Facebook lawsuit at the heart of the Hollywood blockbuster “The Social Network” lives on. Two former Harvard University classmates of company founder Mark Zuckerberg asked a federal appeals court Monday ...

Dec 30, 2010

Legal Currents: How will lawyers use social media in 2011?

Nicole Black expands on her prediction as to how lawyers’ use of social media will change in 2011.

Dec 29, 2010

SEC looking into trades of private shares

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into the booming trade in the privately held shares of popular social networking behemoths such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Zynga, according to reports in The New York Times and elsewhere.

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