A recent Reuters article discusses the phenomenal growth of the MySpace social networking web site, which is now ranked in the No. 1 spot among all U.S. web sites, topping even Yahoo! and Google. From the article — Online teen hangout MySpace.com ranked as the No. 1 U.S. Web site last week, displacing Yahoo Inc.’s […]
NewScientistTech.com is reporting that the Pentagon’s National Security Agency is researching the possibility of mining the the treasure trove of personal information that people are posting on MySpace and other social networking sites for government national security use. From the article — “I AM continually shocked and appalled at the details people voluntarily post online […]
According to The Exponent a Purdue student was arrested and charged with intimidation with a deadly weapon after his accuser located his picture on the popular social networking site FaceBook. From the article — A Purdue Student was charged with a crime Saturday as a result of the assistance of the Facebook. Justin Vorbroker, a […]
A recent article on The Register discusses how Colorado detectives used MySpace profiles to find six rape suspects. From the article — Detectives in Colorado have used profiles posted on networking site MySpace to identify six suspects accused of a brutal rape and robbery. The victim, who has not been named, first met the men […]
AllHeadlineNews.com is reporting on five teenage boys who created a fake MySpace profile to cheer up a friend and ended up helping police nab a potential sex offender. You can read the entire story @ MySpace Helps Nab Potential Sex Offender.