Archive for social media

Crime, Punishment, and Russia’s Original Social Network

Pavel Durov, founder of the Russian social network VKontakte, was home alone in his apartment in St. Petersburg on a weekend when a contingent of men in camouflage uniforms knocked violently on his door.

California law says companies can’t punish customers who post negative reviews — Tech News and Analysis

A swanky hotel in New York caught flak this summer for threatening to fine brides $500 if any of their wedding guests posted a negative review on social media.