On The Precipe Of E-Discovery: Can Litigants Obtain Employee Social Networking Web Site Information Through Employers?
In today's global economy, many businesses rely on instant communication, requiring employees to be continuously "Connected" through the use of the latest forms of technology. An increasing number of employers require employees to use cell phones, text messages, e-mails, and the Internet to communicate with each other and with clients. A relatively new and growing form of communication is social networking web sites. Social networking web sites are Internet communities where individuals can interact with other users to discuss common interests and share information.