There are questions about computer use at City of York Council after it was revealed council staff and councillors in the city spend thousands of hours logged on at work to the social networking site Facebook. The authority says staff and members used Facebook for more than 15,700 hours last year.
One councillor claims that equates to the hours worked by eight full-time staff in a year. But the council says staff are allowed to use computers for personal use during their own time, and sites such as Facebook are "legitimate business tools" for some departments.
A former teacher says her 18 month ordeal is over after being wrongly accused of calling her students "thick" and "inbred" on Facebook. Today prosecutors accepted that Nyanza Roberts comments were taken out of context.
However, her name was only cleared after she took revenge on those she thought had accused her of the insults, by launching a hate campaign, sending sexual infection testing kits through the post.
A teacher from Hull says her 18 month ordeal is over after she was wongly accused of calling her students "thick" and "inbred" on Facebook. Nyanza Roberts took revenge on those she thought had accused her of the insults by launching a hate campaign through the post.
Charles Holden admitted theft after a photo that was put up on Facebook was spotted by the man he'd stolen from. Lisa Adlam reports from Hull Crown Court
Police in North Lincolnshire are asking people to think twice before posting messages on Facebook and Twitter which could result in their homes being identified as unoccupied.
Officers say these days people often forget that by posting certain information on social networking sites, it could result in your home becoming a target for opportunist thief.
In recent weeks officers in North Lincolnshire have been made aware of a number of burglaries in which the victim has posted on Facebook information suggesting their homes will possibly be unoccupied for a number of days.
A woman who joked on Facebook that she'd squirt the Olympic flame out with a water pistol after learning that people who live 60 miles away had been chosen to carry the torch through her hometown of Bridlington, has been given a police warning.
Our reporter Matt Price has been meeting with Helen Perry.
Glenn Mangham, who hacked into Facebook from his York bedroom, has defended his actions in a blog post.
The charge has been changed to ‘sending a message that is grossly offensive contrary to Section 127 of the Communications Act 2003.’
He’s pleaded not guilty and will stand trial.
50 police and as many protesters are at Dewsbury Magistrates for arrival of Azhar Ahmed who is accused of racially aggravated public order offence, after he posted comments on Facebook.