Facebook profiles could be the killer opportunity
Eighteen months ago we reported that Nine Out of Ten News Stories Are Now Driven By Digital Angles,. And following that fact, it seems that every day there is a news story about social media in general and Facebook in particular. Sometimes they are quite amusing and sometimes alarming stories.
The company itself even runs a Newsroom for the addicted. The web is awash with items posted by others.
Well, a recent one posted by others is about Facebook and criminals!
Birmingham City University reckon in a report published in the Guardian that they have identified ‘six types of killer who use Facebook to commit crimes’ as they studied how the site ‘can affect criminal behaviour.’
The research leaders from the ‘centre of applied criminology’ looked at 48 murders where FB was named as ‘a significant factor’ citing the case of Wayne Forrester who killed his wife in 2008 after reading her FB posts in which she said she was separated and wanted to meet different men.
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