Posts Tagged ‘Twitter Crime’
More than 2,700 crimes, crimes and incidents linked to Twitter and Facebook were reported to police in Scotland in 2013, new data has revealed.
Surrey Police used Twitter to reconstruct a crime scene – and generated tips and evidence enough to help build a case against two violent robbers.
Anything you tweet can and will be used against you in a court of law. At least, that’s what a new study proposes.
Drunk tweeting is a pretty common occurrence on Twitter, with many users prone to musings in the wee hours of the morning after a night on the proverbial sauce. But what about more serious mind-altering substances, such as cocaine and LSD? Is anybody tweeting about that?
It’s no secret that social media, and the Internet in general, have revolutionized human communication. The way we interact with others has completely changed, and so too has the way we seek and acquire information, hence why you’re reading this article right now. It all boils down to the fact that we live in a digital world and social media has become our trusty sidekick who we turn to for, well, everything.
Have you ever been harassed online? Seems more and more people are – and they’re reporting it.
The bright side of this news? Authorities are taking online harassment seriously and those responsible are being held accountable.
If you’ve noticed more of those “click here for an incredible offer!!”-type tweets in the past few months, you’re not alone. There has been a significant increase in the number of scammers, hackers and other nefarious types on Twitter in 2010. Altogether, “crime” on Twitter has risen by 20% in the past year.