The more we merge social media with our everyday lives, the more weight and importance we place on what is said and done on these networks. Sites like Facebook and Twitter have grown to a point where there are now laws and regulations to attempt to make them safer for users and help stamp out abusive, threatening and inappropriate messages.
You might not realise how easy it is to break these laws. In some of the cases that have led to an arrest, the offending messages were actually only meant as jokes! Check out the infographic from Cartwright King Solicitors to find out the facts and see some examples of how Law affects Social Media.