Twitter trolls could face crackdown under new powers aimed at halting abuse
Police could be given new powers to crack down on Twitter trolls using social media to target victims.
Anyone who sparks online harassment campaigns or shares humiliating photoshopped pictures may face prosecution under the plans.
The new guidelines have been drafted by the Crown Prosecution Service - which also wants to combat exploitation, grooming and bullying on social media.
The proposals attempt to give police wider powers against online abuse that has become a major concern for teenagers - with as many as one in four now thought to have been targeted.
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