Friday, March 7, 2008

A(nother) Dark Side of Social Media Networks

Social networks are being used to recruit for gangs.

I suppose that it's not terribly surprising, given that the majority of people that view my LinedIn page are recruiters of some sort. Although this is no laughing matter, it is at least somewhat funny to imagine someone listing their CV of mayhem and destruction in the formal LinkedIn or Facebook format:

Interests: Petty vandalism, violence, drugs, alcohol.
Previous (gang) experience:
Prisons served time at:

Thanks to Mukund for the tip.

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