Getting a Facebook Poke from the FBI

The Associated Press reports:

The Feds are on Facebook. And MySpace, LinkedIn and Twitter, too. US law enforcement agents are following the rest of the Internet world into popular social-­networking services, going ­undercover with false online profiles to communicate with suspects and gather private ­information, according to an ­internal Justice Department ­document that offers a tantalising glimpse of issues related to privacy and crime-fighting.

Think you know who’s behind that “friend” request? Think again. Your new “friend” just might be the FBI.

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