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Facebook and Twitter: Key moments in social media law [Infographic]

Every day one tech company or another seems to be embroiled in some kind of legal battle. The rocketing growth of prominent social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook seems to have, in some way, influenced the legal system.

The more we immerse ourselves in social media and the more these platforms define our we lives, the more issues around how we use them change. Platforms like Facebook and Twitter have given rise to new regulations in privacy, user rights and the ownership of intellectual property.

Below is an infographic courtesy of the Socially Aware Blog was created by Morrison & Foerster law firm highlighting some of key moments in social media law.

Author | Mich Atagana

Mich Atagana
Mich started out life wanting to be a theoretical physicist but soon realized that mathematics was required. So, she promptly let go of that dream. She then decided that law might be the best place for her talents, but with too many litigation classes missed in favour of feminist... More