Facebook and other social media as a tool for police….

I am a few days late in commenting about this article, but this is a really interesting article regarding social media and how campus police in Arizona are using Facebook and other social media as tools to follow leads in the community. Most interesting is the attitude of the boy initially charged by campus police after they compared surveillance camera stills with his Facebook photos.

For attorneys and other professionals using Facebook, Twitter as well as other social medial outlets for personal or work use, it is important to note that opinions rendered, whether in frustration,  jest or commentary in passing, can be used by the ARDC or other licensing bodies to lodge complaints and take action against the author.

While  most of us love using social media to communicate (I know I do…), stay in touch and even as a marketing tool, it is important to remember that even with many levels of privacy settings, there are prying eyes…. everywhere.

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