Why Social Media Archiving?

WHY SOCIAL MEDIA ARCHIVING?

There can be significant challenges associated with capturing records of social media content. The content is often held in a variety of complicated, interactive and non-standardised formats on third-party platforms. There is also the danger of social media communication being deleted at any time, whether by an individual or via the third-party - meaning you aren’t able to control or preserve the content, and, once deleted, those communications could be lost forever.

However, you can solve these issues through archiving. Archiving creates compliant, legally admissible historical records of all your social media communications which retain all functionality and interactive elements.

Social Media

Key features of a MirrorWeb social archive

Capture

Archive Everything

We archive all social media interactions, re-tweets, direct messages, external links, images, metadata and more.

Store

Live Replay

The client portal gives you control over your social media archives and allows you to replay any content when you like.

Search

eDiscovery Support

All archived social content can be made available to eDiscovery professionals, litigators and other third parties using unique URLs for investigation purposes.

Replay

Near Real-Time

Near real-time archiving through social media platform API to ensure the complete record is maintained.

Monitor

Time-Stamped Archives

Every archived file is compliant with the ANSI x9.95 standard for trusted time-stamp management.

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SHA1 Signatures

Each individual archived file is signed with a SHA1 digital signature to produce a non-refutable record from a specified date.

Read our case studies

The National Archives

The National Archives

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Parliament

Bank of England

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