Social media platforms have revolutionised how people communicate, share information, and connect globally. While social media provides many advantages for communication and networking purposes, they also pose unique challenges to legal proceedings due to accessing all this online information. Evidence gathering, witness credibility evaluations and public perception of cases can all be affected by accessing it easily via social media platforms. In this article, we’ll explore the impact and challenges that social media data presents to legal proceedings and legal systems globally, drawing from the expert insights provided by Darwin Gray’s commercial dispute solicitors.
1. Utilising Social Media as Evidence
Social media platforms have become an invaluable source of evidence in legal proceedings. The information posted to platforms like Facebook, Twitter, (more…)