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How Trump Gets Away With Deleting Tweets

Tweets are presidential records, but there’s a delicate legal balance between public interest and executive freedom

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By many accounts, Donald Trump’s bold use of Twitter helped him get the attention and votes necessary to win a presidential race few initially thought he could. Given Trump’s affinity for the social media platform, it was unsurprising that tweets began streaming from his @realDonaldTrump account before noon on Inauguration Day.

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Someone Posted An Unflattering Photo Of You. Can You Sue?

A lawyer tells you what you can do if you ever end up on People Of Walmart

Last week, an 18-year-old Australian named Amy Sharp made international news when, after fleeing jail, she hopped into the comments of a local television station’s Facebook post about her escape to request they use a flattering photo of her—instead of her mugshot.

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