The website Criminal Justice Degrees Guide posted an interesting infographic today about how Facebook played a pivotal role in solving 20 different criminal cases. Police are finding ways to use the social networking site to track down cyberstalkers, pranksters gone awry, and inappropriate posting of information. The UK police have reported a sharp rise in Facebook-related crimes in the past few years.

So don't be posting on your status page about trying to hire a hit man, or keep those animal torture vids to yourself.