New Yorkers Can Serve Divorce Papers on Facebook



In what’s being described as a landmark ruling, a New York Judge has given the go ahead to the filing of divorce papers over Facebook. The decision was made in order to allow a Brooklyn nurse to serve papers against her errant husband Mr Blood-Dzraku, who only contacts her via phone or the social media service. The divorce paper must be sent by private message and not just posted on her husbands Facebook wall…

This isn’t the first time that a court has granted permission to serve legal paper over a social network. Back in 2009 the High Court approved the delivering of an injunction via Twitter Direct Message in order to stop a Twitter troll from impersonating top lawyer Donal Blaney. The injunction was obtained by UKIP’s Party Secretary Matthew Richardson…

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Dr Alexander Kogan, the app developer who originally harvested the Facebook data, said…

“I think what Cambridge Analytica has tried to sell is magic and made claims this is incredibly accurate and it tells you everything there is to tell about you. But I think the reality is it’s not that. If you sit down and you really work through the statistics and you think what does a correlation of point three means, those claims quickly fall apart. And that’s something any person with a statistical background can go and do.”


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