Confessing to a crime via social media: Is it the New Social Norm?
What makes a person confess to a crime – online?
Given my background in clinical psychology, the driving force behind what makes someone confess to a crime via social media fascinates me. Take the case of Derek Medina in Florida. By now we all have heard about how Derek confessed on Facebook to killing his wife, and how he even posted a picture of her corpse. Sharing too much on the various social media platforms is nothing new. But just what is it that makes someone go that extra step and post online the details of their involvement in a crime?