It seems that social media is here to stay. Social media outlets have been around for a while, and may be reaching the age of adolescence, but at the same time, the number of sites or forms of media continues to grow. Facebook posts are commonly used in traditional media by reporters who are trying to figure out an angle about someone in the news. Twitter messages are commonly reported as a measure of the popularity of a subject--even in the world of politics.
Over the last decade, an increasing number of divorce litigants have turned to Facebook and other social networking sites in gathering evidence to use against their former spouses in court. And judges, for the most part, have no qualms with admitting it.