Quantcast

Death Threats Articles

Chris Rock Gets Death Threats Over Gun Comments

Comedian Chris Rock is no stranger to controversy. In fact, it is his stock in trade. The outspoken comic has turned heads many times, talking about topics political and racial. But Rock’s latest stance has caused a stir that has …

Flappy Bird Creator Threatened After Pulling Game Flappy Bird Creator Threatened After Pulling Game

Vietnam-based developer Nguyễn Hà Đông had achieved much success with his mobile game, Flappy Bird. In fact, according to The Verge, it was earning $50,000 per day. The side-scrolling game’s objective was to direct a flying bird, which moves continuously …

Facebook Death Threats Against Congressional Dems Land Man in Prison Facebook Death Threats Against Congressional Dems Land Man in Prison

Making death threats to members of Congress is ill-advised, and it’s especially dense to make them on a public forum like Facebook. A New York man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after he admitted to using Facebook …

Suspects’ Aunt: Threats Received, “Picture Was Staged” Suspects’ Aunt: Threats Received, “Picture Was Staged”

Now that the days-long nightmare following the Boston Marathon bombings is over, the U.S. is coming to terms with who the bombers were, and what that means for the nation. The FBI last wednesday revealed its suspects in the bombings, …

Charlotte Man Threatens to Hit Obama with “Lee Harvey Oswald Swag” on Twitter, Promptly Arrested Charlotte Man Threatens to Hit Obama with “Lee Harvey Oswald Swag” on Twitter, Promptly Arrested
· 12

Threatening to kill the President of the United States is a serious offense. Threatening to kill the President of the United States on Twitter is outstandingly idiotic. Apparently, 21-year-old Donte Jamar Sims thought it would be good idea to announced …

Obama Threat Results in Arrest of Washington Man Obama Threat Results in Arrest of Washington Man
· 3

A man in Washington state was arrested yesterday after making an making a threat against President Barack Obama in an email. According to an Associated Press (AP) report, the Secret Service spokesperson stated that the man was holding a shotgun …

Facebook Threat To Obama Brings Guilty Plea Facebook Threat To Obama Brings Guilty Plea

Back in February, Miami area college student Joaquin Amador Serrapio Jr. had this to say on his Facebook page: “If anyones going to UM to see Obama today, get ur phones out and record. Cause at any moment im gonna …

Facebook Kill List Prompts School Expulsion, ACLU Lawsuit Facebook Kill List Prompts School Expulsion, ACLU Lawsuit
· 7

The hyper-vigilance against bullying continues to produce situations where it is difficult to discern between legitimate threats or intimidation and dark but innocent adolescent humor. The latest entry into the pool: three eighth-graders in northwest Indiana have been expelled due …

Occupy Wall Street Twitter Death Threat Spurs NYPD Probe Occupy Wall Street Twitter Death Threat Spurs NYPD Probe
· 1

Occupy Wall Street returned to its ideological home at Zuccotti Park this past Saturday to commemorate the six-month anniversary of the movement and, not much later after they arrived, police evicted the occupying protesters. As you may expect, the protesters …

Blogosphere Responds To Death Threats
· 11

A tidal wave of shock has swelled across the blogosphere at large in response to publicized death threats targeting well-known blogger Kathy Sierra.

YouTube Records Snatched By U.S. Customs

Negative publicity continues to befall YouTube, first stemming from the billion dollar copyright infringement suit filed by Viacom, and now from reports that the popular video sharing service is being used as a vehicle to communicate death threats from vengeful criminals.

There are several creative directions you could pursue when taking advantage of YouTube’s video e-mail service. You can give that old friend of yours a personalized birthday message, recite a love poem for that special someone, or just act goofy to give a pal of yours a much-needed laugh.