Tag Archive: Social Networking

On December 2, 2010, Facebook released its new updated Promotions Guidelines. These are significant changes to the original guidelines and will likely affect all promotions offered on Facebook. The new guidelines may be found here. As with Facebook’s prior release of promotions guidelines, sponsors must use third party approved promotions providers, but the guidelines have …

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Commentary: “What do I care about what some narcissistic idiot had for breakfast? Twitter is the dumbest thing I’ve seen on the Internet so far.” That’s the response I got from an attorney after I mentioned how much I rely on Twitter. His most recent exposure had been the friendly Twitter war between CNN host …

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The Coalinga Recorder and the local namesake high school were vindicated after the Court of Appeals in the Fifth District ruled that the paper’s reprinting of a tirade from a “MySpace” page was not an invasion of the page owner’s privacy. The court found that “the article was available to anyone with Internet access.” Turns …

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