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Cedar  ·  2264 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How the NYPD Uses Facebook to Surveil, Entrap and Arrest Teenagers

In this instance I read private messages as intimate conversation, so wall post conversations etc.

It sets a pretty worrying precedent, it's easy to see this being used against anyone speaking out or reporting on police activity. Hell, they could probably claim these messages cause emotional harm and evoke terror and then any message is criminal.