Can I sue Someone for Placing False information on my Business Facebook page?

Full Question:

We run a business and someone I am not related to but have connections thru family, is placing information on her Facebook page that are not true and have told people to stay away from my business. The women posting it is doing it on the behalf of another. Can I sue them both?
05/27/2017   |   Category: Social Media   |   State: Arizona   |   #37949

Answer:

You might be able to get Facebook to remove but that is sometimes hard.

Yes, if both people are involved and you have sufficient proof you can sue both for defamation, intentional interference with business and possibly other grounds.