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FACEBOOK AND RELATIONSHIPS

One of the secrets of Facebook’s success has been the way it allows us to maintain relationships we value over distances that in the past would have meant that the relationships died a natural death within a relatively short space of time.  Facebook enables us to keep friends with those we met at school, previous(…)

POST HOLIDAY BLUES? FACEBOOK AND DIVORCE

There has been a lot of talk in the media recently about the effects of the Christmas holidays on families and the resulting surge in divorce figures.  Is this really true?  Are lawyers inundated with new divorce cases in January?  Well, most of my colleagues would agree with me that it is actually a bit(…)

SEPARATING AND FACEBOOK

There has been a lot of talk in the press recently about why people might reveal aspects of their personal life on Facebook to their detriment.  We have heard tales of students exploits photographed on Facebook that come back to haunt them when they apply for jobs and increasingly married couples are announcing their divorce(…)