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Friday, April 13, 2012

Facebook Creating Even A Greater Problem in Comp Claims

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Facebook's new announcement today creates even a greater problem for workers' compensation claimants. Providing even greater historical information about an unsophisticated  Facebook user puts even more information, out of context, into the hands of the employer during litigation which can be detrimental to a claim.

See Facebook Privacy Blog

"Starting today, you will be able to download an expanded archive of your Facebook account history. First introduced in 2010, Download Your Information lets you get a copy of what you've shared on Facebook, such as photos, posts, messages, a list of friends and chat conversations. Now you can access additional categories of information, including previous names, friend requests you've made and IP addresses you logged in from. This feature will be rolling out gradually to all users and more categories of information will be available for download in the future. Download Your Information is available from your Facebook Account Settings."

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