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Even if you're a die-hard Googler, and use all of Google's services, you may want to consider deleting that Google+ profile before the company retires the service in April 2019.

If that date sounds different than what was previously announced, that's because it is. Last October, Google announced that the Google+ service was afflicted with a bug that left user data exposed. At that time, it explained that the service, which was suffering due to no one using it, would be officially closed down in August 2019. Unfortunately, this week, another bug was announced (and reported as fixed). Apparently this bug exposed private data for over 50 million Google+ profiles.

Proofreading is really important. Especially when it comes to pleadings or other docs that might get filed with the court. Sometimes there's more than your reputation on the line, and not catching a stupid copy and paste error will have a real impact.

Just ask Julian Assange who was recently tipped off about the fact that there are definitely ... probably ... maybe charges filed against him in the United States, under seal. This little unsubstantiated fact popped out of a federal prosecutor's pleading because, and you probably guessed it, they failed to proofread their filing in an unrelated case.

While for most people, Facebook and Instagram are just easy ways to keep up with friends and family; for many others, it's a whole lot more, and the government knows that.

From businesses to social media influencers to con artists and even recruiters from extremist and criminal organizations, Facebook and social media, generally, has become a strange place. You might not see much of it, depending on what you're doing and your settings, but it's there and alarming, and if you believe the companies running the sites, it's nearly impossible to completely stop. Not surprisingly, law enforcement agencies have increasingly subpoenaed Facebook to turn over data without even notifying the subject user(s).

In recent years, the big buzzy catchphrase that online marketers relied on to upsell services was "pivot to video." However, recently, the "pivot to video" movement has been criticized as a byproduct of Facebook's miscalculations.

According to the lawsuit over the 2016 Facebook video debacle, the company had inflated video view rates by as much as 900 percent. Those are, as one Ghost Buster would probably put it, numbers of a biblical proportion.

But, what does this mean for all the law firms that went along with the pivot to video?

How Facebook Put Journalists Out of Business

When people step on an ant, they don't imagine it could affect a whole colony.

One lost worker won't matter in the grand scheme of things, but a dead queen will change everything. An entire colony could die.

That sort of happened to a large group of journalists. Facebook stepped on them, and the company didn't even notice.

Facebook's Inflated Video Numbers Look Scary

In nature and in lawsuits, discovery can be a dangerous thing.

In nature, it's dangerous if you discover a black widow hiding in your cupboard. In litigation, it's dangerous if a plaintiff discovers more evidence against you.

Facebook found both kinds in a case over videos playing on its platform. Plaintiffs found evidence the company was hiding viewership figures, and the numbers look scary.

Battle of the Matchmaker Apps

For those in the dating world, the decision to use a particular dating app likely has less to do with litigation than how the app actually works, or more importantly, whether it works at all.

However, for the makers of the online matchmaking apps, the litigation matters, and it's personal. Earlier this year, Match.com (the Goliath of the dating world) filed a lawsuit against Bumble, the latest rising star in the dating app scene (and the David in this matchup). And this metaphor seems more than apt, as Bumble recently fired back with a lawsuit of its own against Match.

Top 5 Law-Breaking Tweets

Naming the top five law-breaking tweets is a risky business.

It raises wrongdoers to the level of celebrity-hood, almost like an Academy Award for lawbreaking. And can you imagine the acceptance speeches?!

But for the common good, somebody has to call out the best of the worst. It helps us recognize the evils of our times -- plus it's good for ratings.

Social media has gotten huge. Today, the media part of it is bigger than ever, too. And while regulations are starting to pop up requiring advertisers to disclose when content has been paid-for or promoted, courts are being asked more and more often to decide what space these online platforms occupy: Public forum, publisher, or simply online platform.

When it comes to Facebook, the question of what exactly the website does can be tricky to answer, particularly after the recent data mining scandal. Though the company has explicitly testified at Congress that it is just a platform for users to post content, a recent story explains that the company has also claimed to be a publisher in a California court.

For lawyers and legal professionals, finding good podcasts that are more than just entertainment can often be a struggle.

While you might not be hanging on every last word, it's impossible to shut off that automatic cringe when lay-folk get the law so horribly wrong. And it can often be quite the let-down when a show doesn't provide any useful information about a legal topic you're actually interested in.

Fortunately, we here at FindLaw have created this handy list of some of the best podcasts for lawyers that promise to do more than simply entertain.