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Social Media is Game Changer for Ubuntu and Mediation

With the advent of social media platforms such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and Google+, which has profoundly changed our world, a new culture encouraging collaborative and sustainable dispute resolution is sure to follow.  Through social media a senior aide to the President of the Communist Party resigned, forced a multi-billion company to stop selling a product they had copied, just to name a few. Social media may however be the game changer, leaving companies little choice but to treat their stakeholders ethically, including other smaller companies. With this, a cultural shift in dispute settlement is taking place in the legal profession, a shift that is necessary to accommodate the increasing impact of social media. Read More