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Social media plays key role in fighting crime

November 01, 2018 / WCTV Eyewitness News

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV)  Social media continues changing our lives, helping us document the unique and even the mundane. What we eat, what we wear, how we feel. all of it is fair game. Whether you love it or hate it, social media is also impacting something else; it’s now considered a very powerful tool for fighting crime. Click, post, like-- it’s all part of the daily grind. Forecasts predict that in 2019, 2.8 billion of us nationwide will be a bit closer, thanks to social media. Features we eat up, such as live streams and the ability to "publish now", are helping take a bite out of crime.