Facebook Criminals ! A sign of things to come ?

Previously, I did bring up the issue of weather we are taking Facebook and Twitter too far, especially in relation to Facebook Places, where I mentioned that its not the best way to actually use the Social Network and included a video showing how to disable it. For all those of you who thought that I was just kidding and you don’t need to disable this feature, this one should come as a surprise.

Three guys have just been arrested in the United States for robbery, these guys used the Status Updates of users on Facebook to target them to steal from. This isn’t the first warning about what should and shouldn’t be posted on Facebook, but I find it important to remind Facebook users from time to time that leaving information about what you’re doing as “public status updates” can be dangerous on the social network.

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Are we taking Facebook and Twitter too far ?

Agreed, that there are awesome uses to these social networking sites, and you will get a few thousand examples of it at Facebook Stories. But I am not talking about using Facebook and Twitter in dire conditions, but really using the services in ridiculous and absolutely unnecessary locations. I am sure already a lot of you can point towards that friend who is a Facebook fanatic and is there all the time posting even the most mundane things about his life, that we, rather dont really care about.

I think I have been writing about these things with Facebook for a while, like how Facebook and Twitter are making our lives truthful, Some mistakes that you would regret, Care to be taken while using Facebook as well as 10 golden rules for using Facebook but this time I am going to list out a few incidents where numb brained individuals make use of these services.

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