By Rachel Hawkes
Kent Police Crime Commissioner Ann Barnes says job applicants Facebook and Twitter accounts not normally checked and current scandal perhaps a lesson for the future
23 August 2011
Social media and its role in the London riots rages on
By Tim Gibbon
This week may shed more light on how the government, and in turn the police, will manage social media in times of unrest. On Thursday, social network Facebook, microblogging service Twitter and Research in Motion (RIM)'s Blackberry are to meet the UK Home Office to discuss the riots in England.