Internet dating victim killed
The Internet is teeming with predators, and if your teen comes into contact with but one of them, their life could be ruined forever.
In fact, just recently, a case in Australia proved exactly just how dangerous it can be.
Read More Lisa Gesik hesitates to log into her Facebook account nowadays because of unwanted "friend" requests -- not from long-ago classmates but from the ex-husband now in prison for kidnapping her and her daughter. California corrections officials who monitor social networking sites said they have found many instances in which inmates taunted victims or made unwanted sexual advance...
Read More A 13-year-old rape victim and her family were threatened with revenge in a hate campaign by Facebook bullies for reporting her attacker to the police, it was reported.
Read More A burglar who was jailed for three-and-a-half years threatened his victims from behind bars - with a Facebook warning that 'your time is coming'.
While serving time at HMP Dartmoor, Lee Fitchett wrote, with appalling grammar: 'won't 4get those 3 f*** heads who put me in prison 4 3y 6m but my day is coming and so is theres and they won't see it coming'.
Facebook can be a highly dangerous place, especially for naive and impressionable teens.Recently, a Facebook page dedicated to rumors of sex and drug use led to threats against a local school near Chicago.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.The 29-year-old, was imprisoned in August 2010, after being found guilty of raiding a friend's house on Christmas Eve...Read More Teacher and student interaction on social media sites has been the subject of much controversy and debate.
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Read More Just when we think we've already heard the worst, a 16-year-old Canadian girl is raped and drugged by a gang of boys and men, and the photos go viral on Facebook.