Snapchat is becoming the fan-favourite social media communication tool — even in crime.

This week’s shocking discovery that a video of a teenaged boy with a handgun aimed at his head was sent as a ransom note through Snapchat in an alleged kidnapping plot proves the app can have some sinister uses.

Carmi Levy, research director at Info-Tech Research Group in London, shares his perspective in this article.

If young are attached to social media, it's no surprise young offenders are, too: Experts

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