# Social Media Archiving

Social Media and the First Amendment with Mark Weaver

On Demand

What do you do when a comment appears on your social media feed that’s contrary to your agency’s values or ignites controversy with the public? Do you know what you can (and cannot) post during a crisis, like a pandemic or civil unrest? Knowing how the First Amendment applies to your social media can protect you from a lawsuit, legal fees, and damages.

Learning to Avoid Facebook Foibles and Twitter Trip-ups

In this recorded webinar, Mark Weaver discusses how you can mitigate the inherent risks that come with having an online presence. This won’t be dry legal humdrum – expect funny, real life examples that will optimize your social media strategy!

Expect to learn:

  • Practical tips to mitigate negative social interaction
  • The risks of violating First Amendment rights through comment moderation
  • The First Amendment protections people have on social media

Disclaimer: The information provided on this website and in this webinar does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available are for general informational purposes only.

About the Speaker


Mark Weaver

Attorney and Communications Advisor

Mark Weaver is a crisis communications expert with three decades of experience advising clients in more than 30 states and at the highest levels of national government and major corporations. Before founding Communications Counsel, Mark was the Deputy Attorney General of Ohio. He was responsible for crisis management, strategic counseling, and communications for an office with 1,400 employees and a front-page legal issue every week.

Mark also served on the Attorney General’s four-member Executive Staff and acted as a senior policy advisor and chief spokesman. His past professional assignments include serving as the Assistant Director of Public Affairs for the U.S Department of Justice, Public Information Director for a large Pennsylvania municipality, and Vice President of a national communications firm in Washington, D.C. He has two decades of experience as a criminal prosecutor and has provided lectures and media advice around the world on a wide variety of legal and communication topics.