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IP Quick Intellect

Month: September 2012

  • Using Social Media responsibly and by the rules you signed up to
    Posted by on 12 Sep 2012
    On the spur of the moment, a Tweet or Facebook post may seem like fun, letting off steam or sending an anonymous message you would not dare say face to face. However, the Terms and Conditions of using these social media giants are clear, and users are not as anonymous as they may think. You may not think of yourself as a publisher, but as soon as you post via social media websites you are governed by the fundamental law of defamation, contempt and confidentiality, just as you would be were you working in broadcasting or as a print media journalist.