A man arrested over claims that he tormented a woman with abusive online messages is a serving police officer. Nicola Brookes, 45, from Brighton, East Sussex, made a complaint of online harassment after receiving abuse on Facebook when she posted a comment supporting former X Factor contestant Frankie Cocozza when he left the show last year. Brookes, a single mother who suffers from Crohn’s disease, said fake Facebook profiles were set up in her name, using her picture, to post explicit comments and that her daughter was also targeted with abuse. Read the full story at the Guardian.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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