Has Facebook become the face of the Internet for Americans?

Facebook for lawyers

Facebook wants to be your portal to the Internet, and it increasingly is, per a story by The Atlantic’s Adrienne La France (@adriennelaf). La France assembled seven powerful statistics from multiple sources, including the Pew Research Center, Nieman Journalism Lab, and Facebook itself to drive home the point. Nearly half of the adults who use the Internet report getting … Continue Reading

Top 10 in Law Blogs: NHTSA Priorities, Bitcoin Trading, Secret Perks


It’s Monday, it’s 70 degrees and it’s time to close things down and get outside. Before doing so, the Top 10. In a good one, David Smyth writes on how the SEC isn’t a big fan of executives hiding secret job perks. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 188. Supreme Court Grants Cert in … Continue Reading

Banks using WordPress for their websites

bank website on wordpress

For law firms and other professional services firms concerned about security issues with WordPress, check out the post WordPress co-founder, Matt Mullenweg (@photomatt) shared last week about banks using WordPress for their websites. …[T]here’s probably not a ton of benefit to having the online banking / billpay / etc portion of a bank’s website on WordPress, however … Continue Reading

Google’s “Mobilegeddon” affects desktop search traffic too


By now you’ve heard of Google’s decision to give preferential treament to mobile-friendly websites and blogs in searches on smartphones. It’s impact has been widely labeled “Mobilegeddon.” Some lawyers and law firms have felt some security in their belief that most search traffic to their sites is coming from non-mobile devices. Not so fast writes Joost … Continue Reading

Could Facebook supplant YouTube for law firm video?

Facebook video lawyers

Law firms using video for marketing and business development have traditionally turned to YouTube for storing and distribution. But with the recent explosion of video on Facebook, it’s possible some law firms may soon choose Facebook over YouYube. From The Next Web’s Owen Williams (@ow) this week: Facebook video, which is relatively young in comparison … Continue Reading