The Courts are increasingly being asked to make assessments in relation to defamation claims on social media. Defamation claims in the context of social media have become much more prevalent in recent years, given the wide-ranging use of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok , inter-alia, by individuals and corporations. This one-hour lecture analyses the various issues surrounding defamation cases in the context of social media, including the different types of platforms, anonymity and the liability of such social media platforms.
- Basic principles governing defamation
- What is social media?
- Liability of social media platforms
- Defamation via social media – specific issues
- Latest case law
- C18/18 Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek v Facebook Ireland
- Monroe v Hopkins  EWHC 3525
- Muwema v Facebook  IEHC 519
Duration & pricing:
- Net-Duration: 1 hour
To book this lecture please refer to: 2023 Legal CPD programme
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