Snapchat Spectacles – The Eye-Popping eDiscovery Implications of Wearable Tech

As seen in Legaltech News on December 15, 2016. Snapchat Spectacles, the video-recording sunglasses launched earlier this year by Snap, Inc., the parent company of the social media app Snapchat, look (at first glance) to have a much different future than that of Google Glass and similar products that never quite took off. The Spectacles … Continue reading Snapchat Spectacles – The Eye-Popping eDiscovery Implications of Wearable Tech

Bungling Through the Social Media Jungle: Part 4

Now that you’ve gotten your Bass-O-Matic or whatever else you wanted for the holidays and love it or hate it, you may be considering using social media or a customer review site to review the product. Before you do, there are some interesting legal developments in this part of the digital world to ponder. One … Continue reading Bungling Through the Social Media Jungle: Part 4

Bungling Through the Social Media Jungle: Part 3

The NFL has mostly behaved itself on social media in recent weeks so there is not much to report, although the Washington Redskins did get themselves more deeply mired in controversy when they tweeted a “Happy Thanksgiving” message emblazoned with the team’s logo. The U.S. Patent Office cancelled trademarks belonging to the team in 2014, … Continue reading Bungling Through the Social Media Jungle: Part 3

Bungling Through the Social Media Jungle: Part 2

The NFL seems to provide a limitless font of ill-advised social media behavior. Recently, Miko Grimes, the wife of Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes, posted several profane Twitter rants attacking the NFL before being arrested and subsequently deleting her Twitter account (probably a smart move). Social media users’ willingness to bare all brings up an … Continue reading Bungling Through the Social Media Jungle: Part 2

Bungling Through the Social Media Jungle: Part 1

Poor judgment, social media, and pro football intersect yet again. I’ve written some earlier posts regarding the Deflategate scandal, which made it clear that text messaging provides an easy way for pretty much everyone, including the NFL, to embarrass themselves. Social media is of the same ilk in its spontaneity, embarrassment factor, and burgeoning importance … Continue reading Bungling Through the Social Media Jungle: Part 1