Spending time at a law school allowed me to see something very disturbing; law students are actively and deliberately told by law schools to expunge all social media activity.
The clear message to students is: Do Not Have Any Web-Presence Whatsoever.
Given this message, it’s no wonder that most Canadian lawyers view social media with fear and take no part in it. It also explains the shocked looks when I asked my class to create Twitter and LinkedIn accounts – then use them for class participation. Oh the horror!
Imagine if I had asked them to create blogs!
In my . . . [more]