Demand Diversity in Legal Tech Conference Speakers Legal librarian and tech leader, Sarah Glassmeyer shared that she logged into Twitter last week to find another legal tech conference with all male panels. Glassmeyer presumably was referring to ALM’s Legalweek Show, long known as Legaltech show. The first session I sat in, a pretty good one on AI, was six men, no women I then noticed the keynote speakers being advertised on large screens. View Full Post
Facebook News Feed changes good for lawyers, bad for law firms Facebook’s News Feed changes, as announced in a Facebook post, by its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, ten days ago, are good for lawyers and bad for law firms. Legal bloggers should take note as your blog posts lead to engagement, relationships and a stronger reputation when they “move” socially across Facebook and you have built a stronger reputation by networking on Facebook. View Full Post
Twitter 280 character cap jumps engagement and stock price Twitter is seeing big growth as a result of its move last September from a 140 character cap to a 280 character cap. Growth both as to more engaged users and its market value. BuzzFeed News reports, via SocialFlow findings, that tweets longer than the old 140-character limit are generating much more engagement than tweets that are under 140 characters. View Full Post
Will I see you in New Orleans at the Legal Aid Technology Conference? Necessity is the mother of invention, and it will certainly be on display in New Orleans this week at the Legal Aid Technology Conference. The annual conference, sponsored by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the nation’s largest gathering of professionals dedicated to using technology to address the civil legal needs of low-income Americans. View Full Post