Pa. boyfriend jailed over ‘liking’ Facebook posts

A Pennsylvania man was charged with contempt of court for hitting the “like” button too many times on his ex-girlfriend’s Facebook page.

Justin Belanco, 26, of Jenkins Townshipnear Wilkes-Barre, had been the subject of a protection from abuse order that stated he was to have no contact with the victim,the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader reports.

He was arrested Monday after liking 22 photos and videos on the ex-girlfriend’s Facebook page.

Over at Citypaper,the arrest is the launch pad for a discussion on just how serious a problemcyberstalkinghas become.

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