All in Defamation

Twitter Gate Update: How 140 characters could leave you paying out almost £140,000…

Social media can be invaluable for profile and for raising personal brand; it allows instant engagement with fans and presents plenty of commercial opportunities for those with significant followings. But can you be sued for defamation from a tweet or re-tweet? What pitfalls should you be aware of? Rachael Somerset answers these questions in light of Katie Hopkins' case at the High Court.