Meerkat, Periscope, Privacy and the Law: Is Live-Streaming Video Legal?

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Meerkat, the media darling of SXSW 2015, and competitor app Periscope enable users to live stream video content from their mobile device. The content goes live in real-time, as you capture it, and you share a link on social media so people can watch your feed. Live streaming video has changed the way people interact […]

How to Keep Your Social Media Contest from Becoming a Trial

Legal requirements regarding social media giveaways and contests.

Everyone loves winning, but the legal requirements for holding online contests are complex, and costly mistakes can turn your profitable promotion into a loss. Cole Haan received a stern warning from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after its recent social media contest. /Begin mandatory disclaimer/ This post and any articles linked from this post are […]