Too Stupid for Words category archive
One sometimes is led to suspect that some of these folks just ain’t too bright.
A Connecticut high school student added more memories to her yearbook, as well as got her portrait taken again–full-face and profile. Here’s a bit of the story:
Investigators charge that Hollister Tryon, 18, manipulated entries in the Glastonbury High School 2021 yearbook by “unlawfully accessing a computer database students used to submit their yearbook quotes.”
According to a Glastonbury Police Department report, school administrators in May “reported the discovery of an Adolf Hitler quote which was incorrectly attributed to George Floyd,” the Minnesota man killed last year by police.
We are a society of stupider.
January 6 Capitol rioters are deleting their “social” media posts.
And it’s not working. Here’s a bit from the AP report.
Erasing digital content isn’t as easy as deleting content from phones, removing social media posts or shutting down accounts. Investigators have been able to retrieve the digital content by requesting it from social media companies, even after accounts are shut down.
Posts made on Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms are recoverable for a certain period of time, and authorities routinely ask those companies to preserve the records until they get court orders to view the posts, said Adam Scott Wandt, a public policy professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice who trains law enforcement on cyber-based investigations.
Authorities also have other avenues for investigating whether someone has tried to delete evidence.
Note the use of the phrase, “delete evidence.”