Aug 10, 2011

Facebook Removes Inmate Profiles at Request of Law Enforcement

The state of California and Facebook recently began a formal partnership with the goal of removing the Facebook accounts of  inmates.  The partnership began when an individual convicted of a sex offense was found viewing the pages of his victim with a contraband cell phone. Authorities report that inmates use their accounts to do anything from connecting with family members to ordering crimes to be committed on their behalf.  For more on this story, click here.  To see a sample page, click here.