03 Jan 2014

Why Social Media Is So Powerful?

Social media lawSocial media derives much of its power from the constant streaming of our imagination:

We imagine that we have loads of friends;

We imagine that we stand in front of the store counter when we write a disapproving online review;

We imagine that we are detectives when we post on the internet our suspicious about almost anything. On the internet you could be anyone and everyone.

We imagine that we are a prosecutor a Judge and a Jury and all at the same time when we write our critical opinion about a person or about a business;

We also imagine that we are individuals of virtue when we utilise social media to express our disapproval of anything and everything that does not meet with our own moral standards.

Because we can use the internet anonymously, often we mislead others, letting others use their own imagination as to who they are dealing with.

The internet and social media, through the collective wisdom and madness of the crowd is very judgemental and could be unforgiving.

We should all consider very carefully before we write things that are critical or personal of another person. I always ask myself a simple question…How would I feel if somebody wrote that about me.

And never, ever, would I write about somebody when I am angry or upset. Excessive emotions cloud good judgement and almost always ends badly.

By: Yair Cohen

Social Media Lawyer

Upcoming Events

May 2020

The Internet Law Leadership Summit 2020

14 May 2020  -  15 May 2020

The annual gathering of the most prominent internet law lawyers and attorneys from across the world

From 09:00 until 17:00

At Aria Hotel, Las Vegas

Find out more...

April 2020

The Data Protection Practitioners' Conference 2020

06 Apr 2020

The annual ICO conference with Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham CBE

From 08:30 until 17:00

At Manchester Central Convention Complex

Find out more...

    If you regret posting private and sexual images, there are a number of things that you can do. Read this to find out how - https://pornlawyer.co.uk/sex-images-regret #twitter #harassment #leaked #you #private #lawyer #lockdown #victim #relationship #abuse #trending #help #post

    A fair amount of cases relating to the removal of adult videos from the internet, include actors who had been forced or induced into performing in films through coercive control by an ex partner. Find out what your rights are. https://harassmentlawyer.co.uk/information-about-harassment/coercive-control-by-an-ex-partner #harassment #victim #abuse

    Another key example of how tech giants such as @Facebook control a users freedom to exercise its use on the social media platform. https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/news.sky.com/story/amp/trump-still-banned-from-facebook-as-suspension-upheld-12297524
    #facebookoversightboard #DonaldTrump #socialmedia #FacebookBan #attorney

    Europe most prolific dark web child abuse porn website Boystown shut down following joint effort by law enforcement agencies from Germany, Holland, Sweden, Austria, USA and Canada.
    https://www.europol.europa.eu/newsroom/news/4-arrested-in-takedown-of-dark-web-child-abuse-platform-some-half-million-users

    Online harassment on Facebook is becoming too common. Find out what to do if you are experiencing online abuse on Facebook. https://harassmentlawyer.co.uk/all-topics/facebook-harassment #harassment #Facebook #online #law #attorney #cyber

    Load More...