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Social Media Evidence in Litigation: Finding It and Using It

February-13-2018

Lawyer Sarah Stothart, Jason Wadden
Area Litigation

Summary

Social media has created a fundamental shift in how people interact. In Canada, social media usage is particularly prevalent. A 2015 Canadian study indicated that 59% of survey respondents use Facebook, and Facebook’s own statistics as of 2013 reveal that 19 million Canadians log onto Facebook at least once a month. Those numbers do not even include the users of other social media platforms, such as Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, blogs, and many others.

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