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“Social Media and its Effects on Divorce Law,” Internet Law & Survey

Date: January 7, 2016

In an article published in the January 2016 issue of Internet Law & Strategy, Robert D. Boyd discusses the implications that social media websites can have during a divorce. The article details the various ways that Facebook, Instagram and Twitter often provide photo evidence against parents and spouses, or where current statuses can be taken as hard evidence in alimony and custody cases. Boyd and his co-author emphasize the importance of thoughtful participation on social media during a divorce, or none at all if one can help it, to avoid the various pitfalls that come with unfiltered communication on public and semi-private media platforms. For the full article, you may click here.