Crime and Social Media

The BBC news website revealed that the number of reported crimes involving social media - and subsequent prosecutions - has increased dramatically in the last 4 years. As shown in the table below, not only have the number of offences raised 783%, but the proportion of convictions has increased significantly, as well: 2008 2012 Increase … Continue reading Crime and Social Media

A sad story of social networking

On 25 March 2010, a 15-year-old schoolboy was murdered in a busy London railway station. It was a brutal attack, played out in public, in broad daylight. Now that the trials have taken place, leading on twenty teenagers being charged with murder, details are starting to emerge about the days and hours leading up to … Continue reading A sad story of social networking