How gangs are using social networks to recruit

The still more ugly side of social networks.

Manheimer said kids get into discussions in the comments sections of
web sites, and engage in everything from vicious threats to what seems
to be innocuous chit-chat.

“The type of profiling they’re
doing of themselves makes them prey to predators and also at odds with
and challenging other gangs,” said Manheimer. “So, we’ll see something
start on the Internet, and actually turn into an assault or a gang
fight that actually results out of Internet profiling.”