A story in Wednesday's New York Times adds more teeth to that truism. When investigating a crime, Facebook and Twitter are often the first places the cops look.
When 18-year-old Kayla Henriques fatally stabbed her 22-year-old BFF Kamisha Richards in the chest over a $20 loan, NYC police didn't have to look very hard for motive. It was all there in a message string on Facebook.
If you are in the midst of committing a felony, you may not want to tweet about it or update your status to reflect that. Just a thought.