Following criticism of a number of recent arrests and prosecutions relating to postings on social media sites, the Director of Public Prosecutions has published new draft guidelines. These confirm that postings that break criminal laws on threats, harassment and breaching court orders should generally be “prosecuted robustly” under the specific legislation for those crimes. When […]
In the days when it had a limit of 140 characters, this was called a micro-blogging site. Now it’s 280, does that make it a mili-blogging site?
Think Before You Tweet
As the BBC are pointing out, there has been a lot to celebrate on Twitter recently. However there have also been quite a few instances of tweeters (the French refer to us/them as “twittos”) getting it badly wrong. We should all know that “email is like a postcard”, but sometimes it seems that “Twitter is […]