Virtual police to patrol Facebook in hunt for cyber bullies

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Virtual police to patrol Facebook in hunt for cyber bullies

Post by Strawberry on Sat Feb 26, 2011 1:37 pm

Facebook police warnings will soon be issued to cyber bullies in a crackdown on serious social network-related crimes.
Officers will step in and send a written online message telling the student they could be prosecuted for a public order offence if they continue to use the site to pursue victims.

The rising concern over Facebook bullying has come about following a spate of recent incidents and rising reports of Facebook 'Trolling' where bullies leave shocking comments on online memorial pages.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1360908/Virtual-police-patrol-Facebook-hunt-cyber-bullies.html?ito=feeds-newsxml


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