When You Commit a Crime, Don’t Forget to Log Out of Facebook First

According to Mashable, a Spanish newspaper (El Tiempo) recently reported a case in which two men robbed an Internet cafe at gunpoint and rode off on their motorcycles — with the thought that they’d never be found out. The problem lies in that they forgot to log out of Facebook on one of the cafe’s computers when they left. All it took was police officers looking up the address of one of the men to go and find him.

We’re not sure there’s a viable lesson in social media usage here, but it’s certainly proof that social media is now the proverbial trail of bread crumbs in our modern (and ever bizarre) world.

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