In the digital age, an entirely new communication experience has emerged through social media which has its own certain legal implications. The average individual has five social media accounts and spends around one and a half hours daily on those platforms according to The Telegraph.
Social media laws relating to who owns the content being shared, when and where sharing is appropriate, and what limits may be imposed on sharing often raises issues relating to trademark infringement, copyright infringement, social media marketing, labor relations and more because of this communication revolution.
Social media’s broadness and speed, while a vital asset when used properly, has also made it difficult to navigate its legalities. Here are five important things you need to be aware of when capturing, scrolling and posting on social media, so you can enjoy doing all the things you love—the correct and safe way.
These are just a few key points to keep in mind when using social media so that you can avoid trouble in both the workplace or in your home. Contact the attorneys at Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey, LLC, today to schedule a consultation on your current legal needs.