Cleveland Facebook killer weaponized social media to seize control of doomed relationship, expert says - cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Steve Stephens used a pistol to kill Robert Godwin Sr. on Easter Sunday, but he used a cellphone and a Facebook account to weaponize the name of his estranged girlfriend in a misguided and public attempt to regain control over a ...

The Cleveland killer wasn't the first to post a gruesome crime. Welcome to the dark side of sharing - Los Angeles Times

Four assailants tied up an 18-year-old mentally disabled man, taped his mouth and slashed at his scalp with a knife as he cowered in a corner. A group of men and boys dragged a 15-year-old girl to a bed and raped her. Both crimes — and others like ...

The dark side of live-streaming - Independent Online

The massive growth of live-streaming everything from sports matches to a giraffe's birth has developed a sinister edge, as murderers, rapists and terrorists have found ways to broadcast video that tech companies such as Facebook are struggling to contain.

'Facebook Killer' found dead after police chase - The Siasat Daily

Washington: The man known as the 'Facebook Killer' was found dead after a brief police pursuit in the US state of Pennsylvania, authorities said on Tuesday. Steve Stephens had been the object of a multi-state manhunt since Sunday, when he murdered an ...