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Posts Tagged ‘arrests’

UK Seeing Average Of 3 Social Media-Based Arrests Per Day

If you’ve ever had a fight on Twitter (which we recommend you never, ever do), you know how tempting it can be to throw your hands up from your keyboard and take things offline. Maybe not in a “let’s take this outside”-type way, but more of a “I’m telling!”-type way.

Police in the UK are dealing with a whole country full of social media tattletales, it seems, and have been making, on average, three arrests per day based on complaints about social media abuse.
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Mexico Drops Charges Against “Twitter Terrorists”

Two Mexican citizens arrested for terrorism in early September have been freed. The charges were laid based on tweets they sent mistakenly warning of an elementary school under attack by gunman.
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