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How to Stop (and Remove) Online Impersonations on Social Media, Other Websites

Posted in Cyberbullying, Facebook, Google, Other Internet Law Issues, Twitter, YouTube
Professionals and companies are being harmed online and on social media in a number of ways. One increasingly common form of online harassment is impersonation of the person (or company) that the harasser is intending to harm through the creation of fake public personas on social media platforms or websites. Major online and social media players… Continue Reading

How to Remove Harassment, Other Harmful Internet and Social Media Postings

Posted in Cyberbullying, Defamation Removal, Facebook, LinkedIn, Other Internet Law Issues, Pinterest, Twitter, WordPress
Minutes, if not seconds, is all it takes for someone to cause harm to another person on the internet. Whether a single posting on social media or another online forum, or a full-fledged harassment campaign consisting of numerous postings on various platforms, it is extremely easy today to cause damage to another’s reputation online. Thus,… Continue Reading

How to Report Trademark, Other IP Infringement on Facebook

Posted in Facebook, Other Internet Law Issues
Outside of handling internet defamation matters and protecting businesses from product diversion/unauthorized online sales, we are often asked about a number of other internet-related issues, including removing intellectual property (IP) infringement from social media websites. One common forum in which we often see IP infringement issues arise is on Facebook. Fortunately for IP owners, it… Continue Reading

Supreme Court Rules in Threatening Facebook ‘Rap Lyrics’ Case Elonis v. United States

Posted in Cases & Court Decisions, Facebook, Other Internet Law Issues
The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of Anthony Elonis, a Pennsylvania man previously convicted for posting a series of Facebook posts appearing to threaten his now-ex wife and others.  The high court ruled in Elonis v. United States that it was not enough to convict Elonis without consideration of his mental state, in… Continue Reading

How to Remove Private or Embarrassing Photos from Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Posted in Apps, Cyberbullying, Facebook, Instagram, Other Internet Law Issues, Twitter
People today love sharing photographs of themselves and their whereabouts. And today’s technology makes it so easy.  While there are numerous websites and apps that make this possible, among the most popular are Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  This trio ranks second, eighth, and twenty-fourth, respectively on Alexa.com’s rankings of top websites in the United States.… Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Threatening Facebook ‘Rap Lyrics’ Case

Posted in Cases & Court Decisions, Facebook, Other Internet Law Issues
The United States Supreme Court recently heard arguments in a case concerning threatening “rap lyrics” posted to Facebook.  The Supreme Court’s ruling on what constitutes a criminal threat on social media – which is not expected until sometime in 2015 – has potential consequences for the way people express themselves online. Four years ago, a… Continue Reading

How to Deal With an ‘Impostor Timeline,’ Potential Defamation on Facebook

Posted in Cyberbullying, Facebook, Identify Anonymous Defamers
It is not uncommon for people to create fake social media profiles of celebrities and other public figures. Unfortunately, some people also imitate non-public figures, often for harassment purposes. This is especially problematic on Facebook, which refers to these accounts as “impostor Timelines.” According to Facebook, there are 1.23 billion active monthly Facebook users, as… Continue Reading