When is Social Media Use a Crime?

Newtown school shooting raises the question of whether someone can be prosecuted for posting false information online.

"What the prosecutors would have to show is that the post or the tweet or whatever it happens to be was done intentionally, was done on purpose, in order to interfere with the investigation, in order to create a public panic, and that's a relatively high bar to show," said CIS Affiliate Scholar Ryan Calo.