According to family law practitioner Thomas Snyder, "If you’re going through a divorce, shut it off. Don’t post. Stay away from Facebook."

At 7 p.m. today and Sunday at 5:30 p.m. on the Philadelphia CNN-News affiliate WFMZ-TV, The American Law Journal presents "Social Media, Private Investigation and Family Law" with host Christopher Naughton and guests Donald Spry II of Pennsylvania’s King Spry Herman Freund & Faul, New Jersey’s Snyder of Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost and private investigator Joseph Gill of Philadelphia’s Gill & Associates.

The program reviews the legality of examining other’s computers, private or public Facebook and other social media pages, video/photo surveillance, texting, taping conversations, attaching GPS tracking devices to a spouse’s car and their respective probative value in a divorce, custody or other family law matter.

TheAmerican Law Journal airs Mondays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 5:30 p.m. on the CNN-News affiliate for Philadelphia, WFMZ-TV 69. See for all cable and satellite systems. FiOS system subscribers tune to channel 15. This program will be available on as well as YouTube after it airs.

Next week on The American Law Journal: "Workers’ Compensation: A ‘Culture of Settlement.’" •