Sunday, October 24, 2010

Facebook and outcries

Was it left on her Mother's wall or was it a private message to her?

An academic exercise in outcry statement admissibility?

Facebook can act as crime net
By Peter J. Holley - Express-News

It's no secret that Facebook has been recasting private lives as public drama.

But in an unusual local example, a San Antonio child used the social networking site to tell her mother she had been sexually assaulted.

Details of the incident last Sunday, revealed in an arrest warrant affidavit Monday, suggest the girl turned to Facebook after her mother rebuffed her previous attempt to allege the abuse face-to-face.

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