The number of sexual offences linked to social media has rised in the last four year, Freedom of Information requests have revealed.
The Mirror report:
Sex offences linked to Facebook or Twitter users have rocketed in the last four years, a Mirror investigation reveals.
And in an another alarming trend, paedophiles are increasingly logging on to the social networking sites to target children.
A total of 1,642 cases since 2009 have been reported to police where the sites played a part in the commission or aftermath of a crime.