Louisiana Law Review


Patrick H. Hunt


Libel & slander, Online social networks, Claims, Actions & defenses (Law), Twitter (Web resource)


The article discusses certain actions and defenses related to Twitter, an online social networking service, and its features which can help in defamation analysis. It explores the ways in which Twitter can be used and discusses measures to resolve claims related to Twibel, a concept which has been introduced to fight people who abuse the power of Twitter. It reflects on the revision of current defamation framework and discusses application of traditional considerations to Twibel claims.

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