Tag: Facebook

Solicitor who made up client wins on Facebook escapes with six-month suspension

Also practised for years without SRA authorisation

Feb 28 2022 10:30am

Meet the lawyers deciding Trump’s Facebook fate

Social media giant's Oversight Board is stuffed with legal experts

Jan 26 2021 9:22am

Who is responsible for our data and how do we get it back?

Data controllers have weaponised consent by using privacy policies written in legalese and dark patterns to hide privacy-protecting options, argues St Andrews PhD student Janis Wong

Apr 29 2020 12:04pm

The 10 best legal social media users of 2020

Starring the 'vlawgers' and legal influencers bringing life to the law

Mar 24 2020 2:00pm

Facebook’s cryptocurrency and the regulatory challenges ahead

Joshua Prior, a law graduate from the University of Exeter, takes a look at the social media giant's latest venture -- Libra

Oct 29 2019 1:38pm

10 month suspension for barrister who posted ‘offensive’ comments on Facebook

Less than a week after regulator issued fresh guidance on social media etiquette

Oct 28 2019 8:30am

Facebook to launch ‘Supreme Court’ to handle content take-down appeals

New quasi-judicial body up and running within a year, says Mark Zuckerberg

Nov 16 2018 11:13am

Mark Zuckerberg gets honorary law degree from Harvard, the university he dropped out of to start Facebook

He joins a long list of, sometimes unusual, celebs with honorary degrees

May 26 2017 11:23am

15 hilarious Legal Cheek Facebook posts to celebrate hitting 50,000 likes

A big thank you to all our readers for helping us reach this social media milestone

Mar 15 2017 12:36pm

Olswang partner who completed training contract AND pupillage within a year of each other lands top legal role at Facebook

Anna Caddick will head up the social media giant's regulatory and litigation team

Mar 9 2017 12:44pm

Hull law student goes public with battle against mental health problems

Celine Ballantine says her selfies show her descent into depression, and urges people to be more open about their struggles

Mar 6 2017 2:16pm

The best use of social media that we’ve seen this year

Which solicitors, barristers and students have been wowing their peers?

Jan 26 2017 12:17pm

It’s back! People are once again sharing a useless legal privacy notice on Facebook

It has been redrafted but it's still nonsense

Oct 19 2016 10:55am

Medical negligence solicitor’s angry speech to junior doctors goes viral

“The government has declared war on the people in this country," roars Simpson Millar's Peter Stefanovic

Apr 11 2016 11:57am

Facebook lawyers object to Belgian court order — because it contains English words

Social media giant’s legal team are concerned Belgians won't understand terms such as “cookie” and “browser”

Feb 2 2016 1:17pm

Law student wins landmark privacy case against Facebook and is congratulated by Edward Snowden

Vienna University's Max Schrems has created a piece of EU law in his spare time

Oct 7 2015 10:53am

Lawyer falls for latest Facebook ‘legal contract’ privacy hoax

If in doubt, cite the "Rome Statute"

Sep 29 2015 5:19pm

Exclusive interview: Founder of Facebook sensation ‘Things Law Students Don’t Say’ reveals all (apart from his identity)

If the Midlands-based LLB student behind ‘Things Law Students Don’t Say’ was to mobilise the...

Oct 3 2013 11:39am

11 of the most amusing ‘Things Law Students Don’t Say’ posts

Since launching just three months ago, the Facebook page ‘Things Law Students Don’t Say’ has...

Aug 22 2013 9:03am

Trouble In The University Of Law’s Facebook Paradise

Very occasionally, amid the extremely polite chatter of the University of Law’s official Facebook page,...

Mar 25 2013 9:21am