social media law

THE EMEA CHILD SAFETY SUMMIT 2018

The Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) Child Safety Summit (“the Summit”) hosted by Google and Facebook took place on the 18 and 19 April 2018 in Dublin, Ireland.  Various participants from around the world attended the Summit to offer their expertise in assisting with child safety online.  NGOs, governments and industry from around Europe, the Middle East and Africa [...]

By | 24th May, 2018|Child law, Cybersecurity, Data Protection, GDPR, Social media law|

Child Protection Software / Parental Software

Most parents / caregivers and even schools have never even heard of the concept of child protection software or even that it exists. As the world of social media and the vastness of the internet grow every day, child protection software is a must! So what is it? Software applications or programmes that a parent/caregiver or school can install to [...]

By | 10th April, 2018|Child law, Cybersecurity, Data Protection, Social media law|

Children and Internet Safety

Children and Internet Safety   An issue that is becoming more highlighted in Society and awareness albeit slowly is starting to spread.  With more and more incidents of cyberbullying, child pornography and the like being covered by the press, parents, teachers and caregivers are finally starting to ask questions and take note of child safety on the internet. Social Media [...]

By | 13th March, 2018|Child law, Cybersecurity, Data Protection, Social media law|

EMPLOYERS: DOES YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY TICK ALL THE BOXES?

In the digital age, social media platforms have become a valuable and effective tool to market and interact with customers and for people in general to communicate and interact with each other.  Proper use of social media platforms has become imperative to avoid social media blunders.  We have in recent times noticed a trend with companies and/or employers and/or employees [...]

By | 10th October, 2017|PPM Attorneys, Social media law|

Tough lessons from SA corporate blunders on Twitter – a few tips on reducing the damage

OUTsurance, MiWay and more recently 702 Radio have all had social media mishaps. OUTsurance and 702 Radio because of decisions taken by their own teams and MiWay, somewhat unfairly as a result of a "fake" email that it attributes to a disgruntled customer. Social media can be a minefield if not used wisely, particularly in situations and on topics that may seem trivial and light-hearted [...]

By | 22nd August, 2017|Commercial Law, PPM Attorneys, Social media law|

RETAINING CONTROL OF YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS

In the digital age, social media platforms have become a valuable and effective tool as most companies make use of social media platforms to market themselves, interact directly with clients and to grow a company’s brand.  Such companies at times have social media administrators for the use of the company’s social media activities.  The social media administrators can either be [...]

By | 8th May, 2017|PPM Attorneys, Social media law|