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London riots

2 Facebook users face 4 years for riot calls

In what can be a big lesson for the reckless people who visit forums and blog sites to post insensitive or incendiary statements, a British court has jailed two youngsters for inciting disorder via Facebook.

Brit youth charged for planning water-gun fight via Facebook, BBM

Taking a stern stand following riot incitements on social networks that blighted London, members of the police control room in Essex arrested a 20-year-old youth for allegedly using his cellphone to organize a large water fight.

Phones stolen in London riots rendered useless

In the orgy of looting during London’s recent rampage, the rioters who stripped stores of food, clothes, alcohol, cigarettes amongst other things may have gotten away with their criminality, but those who targeted mobile shops may have to pay a heavy price.