Social Media in the Digital Millennium

Julie Nichols Matthews, Leslie A. Nettleford, Noah M. Priluck, Joshua L. Simmons, And Brian Sites

©2013. Published in Landslide, Vol. 5, No. 5, May/June 2013, by the American Bar Association. Reproduced with permission. All rights reserved. This information or any portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association or the copyright holder.

On January 12, 2006, Dave Gorman, an English author and comic,1 posted a set of photographs on the photo-sharing website Flickr.2 The photographs were of street artist Eine’s alphabetical graffiti on store shutters. Gorman took the photographs over a period of several days while “cycling around the East End of London.”3 By October 11, 2007, the photographs had received over 150,000 views, numerous comments, and several links from external websites.4

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