Limitations of Facebook “Download Your Information” Feature for eDiscovery Preservation

In October 2010, Facebook provided a “Download Your Information” (“DYI”) feature to provide a means for a user to download to their computer data they have posted to their own …

Social Media: Highly Relevant, Clearly Discoverable but No Workable eDiscovery Workflow – Until Now

As reflected by extensive recent discussion in the legal and eDiscovery community in recent months (see links to examples here, here, here, and here) it is clear we all understand …

Next Gen eDiscovery Law & Tech Blog made it to Alltop

Flash News: We’ve made it to Alltop!  Thank you to all our readers for helping make that happen. We invite you add our Alltop feed to your own MyAlltop page: Topic: http://ediscovery.alltop.com/ …

Key Facebook Metadata Fields Lawyers and eDiscovery Professionals Need to be Aware of

Thank you to all for the response and excellent feedback on our previous post outlining key Twitter metadata fields. As promised, here are some key metadata fields for each Facebook …

Key Twitter Metadata Fields Lawyers and eDiscovery Professionals Need to Be Aware of

As discussed in our previous post, authentication of social media evidence can present significant challenges when you collect by screen shots, printouts or raw html feeds from an archive tool. This …

Facebook Evidence Disallowed By Court Due to Lack of “Identifying Characteristics”

There has been a lot of discussion on the recent case of State of Connecticut vs. Eleck, 2011 WL 3278663 (Conn.App. 2011), which highlights the importance of employing best practices technology to …

Authentication of Social Media Evidence

With over 800 million Facebook users and 200 million people with Twitter accounts, evidence from social media sites can be relevant to just about every litigation dispute and investigation matter. …

The Future for eDiscovery: Social Media and the Cloud

Greetings and welcome to all. This is the inaugural post of Next Generation eDiscovery, a blog that will focus on legal, technical and compliance issues related to the collection, preservation …