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Grenada Makes It A Criminal Offense To Insult Someone Online

Amanda Bynes might want to watch herself, especially if she takes her Twitter tirades abroad.

The eastern Caribbean island of Grenada has passed a law that makes it a criminal offense to insult someone online.

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How Is Social Media Used By Law Enforcement? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that, when challenged, social media as evidence for search warrants holds up in court 87 percent of the time?

Social media has rapidly changed the world, and law enforcement is no exception to its charms. Authorities use platforms such as Twitter and Facebook to identify associates with persons of interest, track the location of criminal activity, gather photos or statements to corroborate evidence, solicit tips on crimes and better understand criminal networks.

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