Social media has introduced new forms of digital communications to the litigation landscape. The explosion of social media has put technology, collaboration, and communication at everyone’s ﬁngertips. This includes your employees. From messaging, to ﬁle sharing, and even video chatting, the means by which people can create, store, and distribute electronic information is endless. These end-user beneﬁts represent the latest round of technology challenges that lawyers face when crafting discovery strategies. The answers to questions such as “What data exists?,” “How do we ﬁnd it?,” “Is it discoverable?,” and “How do we collect it?” are no longer simple answers.
iDS is a thought leader in the development and implementation of best practices for discovery in the realm of social media. As part of its advice to clients, including Fortune 100 companies, iDS constantly evaluates social media sources to ensure that response plans and technology deployments empower clients to fulﬁll their discovery obligations.
To manage the evolving legal landscape on issues such as privacy, discoverability, and admissibility of social media content, iDS offers the following services:
Social media discovery does not have to be expensive or overly complex. In fact, it can be the opposite with the right plan and the right team.