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Posts Tagged ‘threatening tweets’

Teens Arrested For Death Threats Against Steubenville Rape Victim Could’ve Been Yours

Teens do stupid things ALL the time and I think we’d all agree that being shockingly heartless (at times) tops the list. And for a group that’s so technologically savvy, it seems odd to add “socially unaware” to that list, but it’s right up there, as we are seeing more and more of them posting things online that will affect them for years to come.

Case in point: Two teen girls were arrested on Sunday for threatening the Steubenville rape victim via Twitter. They could potentially face felony charges.

And the mother of one of these teens is desperately trying to play catch up online.

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Five Tweets You Should Never Send

Twitter is a great communication tool, but some folks seem hellbent on ruining it for the rest of us.

How?

By sending tweets that are either better suited for inclusion in those thick coupon mailers or TMI tweets that make us squirm (check out this post to learn the dangers of TMI). And there are more – five categories in all, which we’ll detail below.

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