Top Pro & Con Arguments
Criminals use social media to commit and promote crimes.
Gangs use the sites to recruit younger members, coordinate violent crimes, and threaten other gangs.Sex offenders use social media sites to find victims for sexual exploitation. 78% of burglars “admitted they use Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and Google Street View to select victims’ properties,” and 54% said that “posting status and whereabouts on social media is the most common mistake made by homeowners.” Social media has also led to the phenomena of “performance crimes,” so called as participants film their crimes and upload them to social media. Read More