For a start, defamation is as an act of communicating false statements about a person to a third party, which injures the person's reputation or prevents further
Defamation can either be in form of slander or libel. Libel is communicating a defamatory statement made in writing, while slander is defamation by verbally.
- interpret an allegedly defamatory statement;
- the context of the statement;
- the purpose of the post - whether a joke, facts, or sarcasm.
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