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Government Departments Pressure Social Media Sites to Censor News Links, Mean Tweets

Michael Geist

8555-441-1219) raises new concerns about efforts to censor social media. The written question asked the government for “requests made by the government to social media companies to take down, edit, ban or change in any other way social media content, posts or accounts since January 1, 2020.”

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Social media ‘influencers’ are often lacking trademark protection

Erik K Pelton

On social media these days, much of the content and the news that I see relates to influencers. The post Social media ‘influencers’ are often lacking trademark protection appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC. The following is a transcript of my video Influencers Need Trademark Protection Too.

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[Video] The Briefing: Navigating the Legal Risks for Brands in Social Media Marketing - Part 1

JD Supra Law

Navigating the Legal Risks for Brands in Social Media Marketing - Part 1 Delve into the legal terrain of influencer marketing from IP infringement risks to FTC guidelines compliance.

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When is a Government Official’s Social Media a State Action?

Patently-O

This recent decision from the Supreme Court case grapples with the issue of when a public official’s social media activity constitutes state action for purposes of a First Amendment claim under 42 U.S.C. I’ve been following the case as part of my work on internet and media law issues. by Dennis Crouch Lindke v.

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Canada Plans to Regulate Search and Social Media Use of Artificial Intelligence for Content Moderation and Discoverability

Michael Geist

The Canadian government plans to regulate the use of artificial intelligence in search results and when used to prioritize the display of content on search engines and social media services. AI is widely used by both search and social media for a range of purpose that do not involve ChatGPT-style generative AI.

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[Video] Ad Law Tool Kit Show – Episode 8 – Social Media, Influencers, and Endorsements

JD Supra Law

In this episode, partner Melissa Landau Steinman talks to host Shahin Rothermel about social media, influencers, and endorsements. Listen to Episode 8 of our podcast, the Ad Law Tool Kit Show. Check out the episode. By: Venable LLP

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2023 Quick Links: Social Media

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

” BBC : Facebook’s growth not linked to psychological harm, study finds * Science : How do social media feed algorithms affect attitudes and behavior in an election campaign? Plaintiffs have not submitted the Resort’s pages on third-party travel websites or presented social media posts. Kallinen v.