Have someone ever posted about you on social media in a way that injures your reputation?
🖐️If YES, you might have been a victim of DEFAMATION.
There are two types of defamation under common law:
1️⃣ Libel: Defamation in permanent form, such as through written words in articles, social media, Whatsapp messages
2️⃣ Slander: Defamation in temporary form, such as spoken words
🔴 There are generally three elements of defamation:
1. There must be a defamatory statement
2. The defamatory statement concerns tbe plaintiff
3. It must be published to a person other than the plaintiff
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