Codebreaker

16-year-old kid tries to start a riot. On Facebook.

John Moe Aug 9, 2011

He’s promptly arrested for inciting trouble and for being an idiot. He had started a Facebook page called “Let’s start a riot in Glasgow”, which Facebook soon took down once complaints started rolling in. I mean, instant messaging is one thing but isn’t Facebook activity kind of the opposite of actual activity?

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