Webinar: Safeguard your business against defamatory content on social media
Could a simple emoji put you at risk of publishing defamatory content? Can administrators of private Facebook pages be liable for defamatory posts by third parties? These questions (and more) will be answered by our expert panel.
The fast-moving nature and constant evolution of social media and other digital platforms means legislation is regularly trying to catch up. Liability and ownership of defamatory content on social media is one such emerging area of law. Businesses need to ensure the everyday nature of their social media use – from overseeing comments on a company page to administrators of private Facebook groups – are not putting them at risk.
The increasing scope of defamatory material social media posts need to be carefully considered and understood. It is critical for businesses and individual employees who use digital platforms, not limited to those responsible for social media content, to understand their potential liability in defamation.
Join our panel as they discuss these hot topics and provide tips on how you can minimise your business’ exposure to liability for publication of defamatory content.