At 23 minutes of the video above and here, legal technology specialist Richard Susskind discusses the usefulness and merit of social media as it relates to law practice. Susskind then said at the end of the discussion that in 5 years time, social media will become mainstream and ubiquitous.
"In 5 years time we'll have embraced [social media]... I'll just take you back to 1995 when people were sceptical about email..."He also made an interesting point about how junior lawyers use social media:
"To be fair most junior lawyers don't use [social media] for business purposes..."