Posted today, busted tomorrow: Social media evidence is increasingly showing up in court
As social media has become ubiquitous with modern life, the use of the things we post online as evidence has risen dramatically. As Roger Stone has learned, it’s clearly not a good idea to publicly post about ongoing cases. The same can be said of illegal activities, particularly on platforms like Twitter, where there is no little or no expectation of privacy. But many are probably unaware that even a private account with a relatively small number of friends or followers can be “public” in the eyes of the law, and therefore admissible in court.
Read the full article about the admissibility of social media as evidence in U.S. courts.