A British was arrested after posting his plans for water gun fight on Facebook

Posted by David Khoirul

Englishman was captured for planning Water Gun fights on Facebook and Blackberry messengerSocial media has played very important roles in our life. Remember the ouster of Mubarak from Egypt? Recently in England, an unknown man from Colchester was arrested for planning water gun fights on Facebook and Blackberry messengers, following the havoc wreaked by London riots.

For people in England, gun fights are nothing new. What makes it different is that this guy chose the wrong time and tool to launch his attack.

... the man in question chose a poor time and tool to plan his aqua attack. The UK is on high alert after the riots that broke out following the police shooting of Mark Duggan, a resident of the Tottenham area of north London.

And the case is now being investigated.

The UK Government has been investigating what role tech and social media played in organizing the riots. On Friday, the UK government announced it would be holding talks with Facebook and RIM . Previously, Prime Minister David Cameron told Parliament that the government is examining whether it is possible to prevent suspected criminals from sending messages via social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook.

via Mashable


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