Social media pervades our world and has evolved into one of the core pillars of modern communication, shaping how we do business, learn about and share news, and engage with family and friends.  It is also undeniably a critical, new frontier of government investigations and criminal proceedings. 

In a new article published by Bloomberg and in conjunction with the 9th Annual Georgetown Advanced E-Discovery Institute , Adrian Fontecilla and I examine this exploding and important area of government investigations and criminal law, including accessing and utilizing social media evidence, constitutional issues raised by social media evidence, and the authentication and admissibility of such evidence.