Key Insight: In a criminal matter, the court said that Twitter messages could be authenticated under Indiana Rules of Evidence Rule 901(b) by, for example, ?(1) Testimony of a Witness with Knowledge? and by ?(4) Distinctive Characteristics and the Like? and these examples were satisfied where a witness testified that she had communicated with the defendant on Twitter via the account in question and testified that the account contained both pictures of the defendant and references to activities that were sufficient to indicate that the posts had been authored by the defendant.
Nature of Case: Criminal
Electronic Data Involved: Twitter