Once again, evidence was gathered on Facebook to thwart a would-be terrorist from executing his plans to bomb a major Wall Street landmark Wednesday. Terror suspect Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, who was arrested Wednesday in New York , allegedly used Facebook to discuss his plans to blow up the New York Federal Reserve Bank with a co-conspirator and an FBI informant with whom he sought guidance on his obligations under Islamic law.
Thousands of Facebook users have been posting condolences on memorial pages created for Navy Seals Chief Petty Officer Robert James Reeves and Lieutenant Commander Jonas Kelsall from Shreveport, Louisiana, who died tragically when their helicopter was shot down during a rescue mission in Afghanistan on Saturday.
Federal secret service agents interrogated a 13-year-old Tacoma boy over his Facebook posting about Osama Bin Laden — it warned President Obama of suicide bombers.
Don’t click on Facebook posts purporting to show images of the arch-terrorist’s corpse.
Osama Bin Laden’s death has Facebook users sharing stories and offering opinions at a rate of several posts per second as of this writing.
The U.S. military wants to use Facebook to dissuade jihadists and other enemy types from planning acts of war and terrorism.