Read More In this day and age, we have to be careful about what we post on Facebook.
There's a lot of wisdom in the saying, "One man's freedom to swing his fist ends where another person's nose begins" – and that's something we'd do well to remember each time we say something on a social networking site.
Read More Two sisters from Bangalore, India allegedly lured a budding engineer – Tushar Kumar – to his death in a kidnapping and ransom plot gone terribly wrong.
According to a report on DNAindia.com, the perps – sisters Shivaniand Preeti (using fake names Poorvi and Varsha respectively) got the victim's phone number from his Facebook Page and then called him, falsely claiming to have gotten his contact number from the other popular social network in India – Orkut.
Trib Local reporter Megan Craig reports that a Facebook discussion page that includes Warren Township High School student postings with rumors about alleged rampant drug use, sex and other personal information on campus led to threats against one particular student... For almost a year, George Samuel Bronk, a 23 year old computer hacker from Citrus Heights, California used Facebook status updates by various women across the world, to hack into their email accounts and post nude photos of the victim on her own Facebook page! Harris revealed details of the horrific crime and the guilty plea entered by the defendant on the 7 felony he was charged with.
Bronk allegedly targeted his victims by scanning Facebook status updates...
After the unsuspecting victim and his friend arrived...
Dr Louise Losos, a high school principal within the district, resigned recently after rumors circulated that she created a fake Facebook profile to spy on students...
Read More Just recently, a photo of a little girl gagged and bound started circulating on Facebook.
Read More Facebook has become an additional headache for parents of teenage school students, with so much of bullying, solicitation, robbery and false rumors occurring everyday as a direct result of Facebook status updates, page and discussion forum postings.
Recently, a Facebook page dedicated to rumors of sex and drug use led to threats against a local school near Chicago.