In response to the technological advances we have seen in the past decade, many divorce attorneys are becoming more computer and internet savvy. A request for a download of your Facebook profile is a fairly standard requirement. Facebook has updated its programming to enable you to download a complete history of your Facebook profile in a few simple steps. Keep in mind that the download may include deleted messages and information that you may not want to be publicly available, so please make every effort to secure the download.
Social networking is a popular past time in today’s society. Facebook currently has more than 901 million active users and Twitter currently has 500 million active users. There are countless other sites such as YouTube, LinkedIn or MySpace that serve as outlets for people to share their lives. The chances are good that you or your spouse have a social networking account, so it is very important realize that what you post on your social networking site can have consequences on your divorce. According to a survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, in the past five years 81 percent of its members had used or faced evidence collected from social media websites during divorce proceedings. Below are some tips to help you keep your social networking from having a negative impact on your divorce.