Twitter could be sued for its users’ unlawful tweets | ZDNet | Social Media and its influence |
If a Twitter user posts a defamatory tweet, they could get sued.


But could Twitter itself be sued as a ’secondary publisher’ for simply being the platform to an ‘illegal’ tweet?


Could Twitter to blame for its users tweets when they are deemed unlawful, either through

defamation, libel, or breaking a court order?


The truth is, depending on where you are, it’s a “maybe”. The answer is that nobody really knows yet.