Does Text Communication Cut Down On Crime?
October 05, 2010, 05:10 PM
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We know a surprising amount about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg because so many business decisions were done by text, which is archived, and can be leaked.

That got me to thinking : Crime seems to be falling pretty steadily. It would seem like social networking age would be a bad time to become a criminal. Say you were 16 and wanted to try a big crime like robbing a convenience store. Your cell phone can tell which cell you were in, so you have to leave it home. But you don't feel as confident without it.

Then, you want to brag to all you friends about knocking over the convenience store, so you go on MySpace, but then you realize it's all archived. So you start to send out instant messages, but you realize those are archived to, so you'd have to get together with your friends, but you'd rather stay and play Grand Theft Auto, which you can at least text message you friends about. So, maybe you turning to a life of crime was a bad idea.