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Rise in social media complaints
10:34am Monday 29th October 2012 in News
VALUABLE police resources are being wasted investigating petty squabbles on Facebook and Twitter, according to an Essex copper.
The officer, who spoke anonymously, about the rise in complaints, said: “I dread to think how many hours are spent on Facebook jobs."
The issue of the use and abuse of social media sites has a high profile in the county after prosecutions for comments made during the London riots and controversy over a spoof account for Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell which was discussed in Parliament.