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When Is a Tweet Libel?

The twittersphere is populated by tweeps. But when is a tweet twibel? OK. Try saying that 20 times in a row! Twibel is a term for a libelous tweet. There have been at least four cases filed in U.S. courts in which a party has claimed to be defamed by someone else’s tweet. Three have been settled out of court and a fourth made it to trial. Two of them—the first and the last—involved singer and… Read More > >