The Cops are Monitoring You on Social Media [Infographic]

Posted September 19, 2012 in Criminal Law Social Networks by

More than 70 percent of law enforcement agencies across the U.S. use social media as an investigative tool, and the trend is growing. In a recent survey, officers reported using Facebook, Youtube, Twitter and other social networks to identify suspects, find out who their friends are and monitor their activities. Plenty of criminals make the job even easier by broadcasting their misdeeds online. If you’ve broken the law and are tempted to brag about it online, make sure you know who your “friends” are. The cops could be watching.

 

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