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What you say on Facebook may be held against you in court

Social media pictures and comments can become evidence in court

What we say on Facebook and other social media can and will be used against us in court. Hopefully, most people don’t have to go to court but if you are injured in an accident, it becomes a possibility.

Before Facebook, blogging and the current social media we had Internet bulletin boards. People would post the most personal stuff and it made me nervous for them. Why tell the world how you feel?

That was then and this is now where we all, some more some less, let our feelings hang out there. It’s fun, liberating but can create dangerous evidence in a trial.

Lawyer Nicolle Mangan points out the danger not just to the disabled but to anyone who gets into court in Working with Facebook in personal injury actions.

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