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Social media helps transit cops nab bad guys

Posted on August 9, 2010

BOSTON — A recent photo posted in real time on Twitter helped Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officials arrest a man who was exposing himself on a Red Line train, the Boston Herald reports. After the incident, officials said they will be focusing on reports of crimes on social media networks and are setting up a text-message system for passengers to send in crime tips. To read the full story, click here.

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