Ethical Ethics In Social Media

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Individuals are progressively sharing their lives online through social networking sites with little concern for who may be viewing their information. This has become an issue in current times and is up for debate based on the ethical issues associated with Social Media. Society doesn’t understand joining a social network is similar to joining a community. It is made up of individuals, organizations or the society at large based on virtues of friendship, business, interests, religion etcetera. However, in the modern world of communication, communication forms have influenced the content of the communication itself. These changes lead to a significant transformation in the structure of society, impose prints on behavioral standards and even change the mentality. The vagueness of the social networks influence is the important issue of the modern world. As a result, I have decided to look at the ethical considerations of the law fraternity in regards to digital competence, case investigation, evidence preservation and jury selection.…show more content…
However, embracing these new technologies may assist with case investigations but raises an array of ethical questions for all lawyers. The first duty of an attorney is to provide competent representation. According to the Representation of the People Act of Trinidad and Tobago, competent representation does not mean only keeping recent in case law or statutory developments in one’s area of practice anymore (Laws of T&T,2017), but also now encompasses staying abreast of “the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology,” including show such advances impact conducting investigations, engaging in legal research, advising clients, and conducting discovery.(ABA Commission on Ethics,
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