The holidays are upon us, kicking off a six-week marathon of scarfing down turkey and sweets, binge-watching football and going on shopping sprees. It's a time of year that lends itself to overindulgence in many aspects, including alcohol.
It might be tempting to treat your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram accounts as private spaces that you only share with certain friends, but the information you post there can be used against you in court. This is true even if you have your privacy settings turned all the way up. While it’s probably smart to be judicious about what you post anyway, once you’ve been charged with a crime, it’s even more important to watch what you post.