Guide Social Media Collections for Legal Professionals: Best Practices


If you’re tasked to collect a relevant party’s social media presence, you might wonder: what do I even need to look for and capture?

That question often leads people to Page Vault. Since 2013, we’ve been collecting and preserving online content for legal professionals, with social media making up a huge portion of those preservations. This guide distills the advice we give to clients day-in and day-out into an easy-to-follow step-by-step guide for your own investigations and preservations.

This guide walks you through:

  • What you can find on each platform;
  • Key features to keep in mind when accessing the platform; and
  • Step-by-step instructions of what to look for and capture on each platform.

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Platforms covered:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Yelp

This guide was last updated June 1, 2020

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