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Nov 14, 2011

Nothnagle offers property search on social media

Nothnagle has added a feature to search properties and view “guided tour” videos on its Facebook page. Consumers can go to and select “Property Videos” on the left-side of the page. Similar to, a consumer can conduct a property search by the type of property they are seeking, location and pricing parameters, then […]

Oct 26, 2011

Clean up your digital trail, already

Apparently, law school admissions folks are pretty nosy. A survey from Kaplan Test Prep found that 41 percent of law school admissions officers use Google to dig up dirt on applicants. That’s compared to 27 percent of their business school counterparts and 20 percent of people handling undergraduate college admissions.

Sep 22, 2011

Preserving social media information for e-discovery

As more and more individuals and businesses participate in social media, the amount of litigation-related information on sites like Facebook and Twitter is rising. For lawyers, these sites can be an electronic discovery gold mine — or they can be the downfall of a case.

Sep 2, 2011

NLRB Mixed decisions in social media cases

Recent investigations by the National Labor Relations Board have resulted in a mixed bag for employers and workers in cases involving the use of the social media, according to a report by the agency’s acting general counsel.

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 26, 2011

LinkedIn now offering job application feature

The social media website LinkedIn rolled out a new feature Sunday that allows job seekers to submit their profile to companies with one click of the mouse. LinkedIn, often referred to as the professionals’ Facebook, has developed a free plug-in that employers ...

Jul 6, 2011

Obama kicks off Twitter town hall with a tweet

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama kicked off his first Twitter town hall with — what else? — a tweet. Using a laptop set up on a podium in the East Room of the White House, Obama typed this message: "In order to reduce the deficit, what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep?"

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 25, 2011

Twitter buys application TweetDeck for $40 million

Twitter says it has bought TweetDeck, a London-based startup that helps people read, write and organize the short messages posted on the online network.

May 19, 2011

Project Safe Childhood: Bringing offenders to justice

Think twice before sending. Law enforcement officers hope children, particularly teenagers, think about what they are posting online and realize it will be there forever. Officers often hear that one of their greatest responsibilities ...

May 9, 2011

YouTube founders buy analytics firm

SAN FRANCISCO — YouTube’s founders have bought a company that makes software to help businesses keep track of what’s being said about them on Facebook and Twitter. Terms of the deal announced Monday were not disclosed.

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