What you post can be used against you in court - M&R Law – Mahoney & Richmond, PLLC

“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.” While most Americans associate those statements with criminals being led away in handcuffs, that simple advice is just as applicable to social media users. Every day millions of people log onto social networking sites and post everything from what they had for breakfast to their innermost personal thoughts. What you may not realize is that these postings, and even private messages, can be used as evidence against you in a lawsuit –and there is likely very little you can do to stop it. The next time you decide to share a bit of your life through social media, here are some things you should consider:

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