As much as social media has helped us to stay connected, especially for those stuck in loc...

Facebook defamation ruling by High Court exposes all page owners to lawsuits, not just the media – ABC News

As much as social media has helped us to stay connected, especially for those stuck in lockdown, it has also become a home for vile and questionable commentary.The High Court this week weighed into that issue, in a way, when it ruled that media companies are liable for any comments from the general public on posts they put on Facebook.The case before the High Court directly involved some of the nation's biggest media organisations, but the consequences reach far beyond Australia's newsrooms.If you're the admin of your band's Facebook page, or the local football club, or your own small business, it will matter to you too.What has the …

 

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