Overview of Social Media Law
Social media is interactive technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, interests, and other forms of expression through virtual communities and networks.
Social media is blogs, micro-blogs, wikis, social networking sites, photo-sharing sites, instant messaging, video-sharing sites, podcasts, widgets, virtual worlds…...
Social media is generating business through internet traffic.
And there are many state and federal laws that govern your social media use:
Criminal and civil laws
State and federal laws
Protect posting of your content
Prohibit posting of others’ content
Over the next few weeks, we will discuss some of these laws to help you be aware of the rules and stay out of trouble.