The UK’s top-COP social media has accused the normalisation of violence and leads to commit to more children, stabbings and murders.
Police met Commissioner Cressida Dick told The times of social media “rev man” and “violence faster”.
Fatal stabbings in England and Wales are at their highest level since 2011.
Ms Thick a new task force of about 100 officers to fight violent crime in London announced.
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Ms Dick said she believes that social media “makes it harder for people to cool down”, and added: “I’m sure it rev more and more people.”
“There is definitely something about the impact of social media in terms of the people to be able to go of to fight, get angry with each other “” very quickly,” she said.
A trivial difference of opinion could be added to escalate into violence “within minutes,” said Mrs. Dick, with disputes on sites like YouTube identified by detectives as part of self-blame.
Ms Dick also told the paper that the gangs, to provoke the post on social media or videos rivals can glamorise violence.
She said stop and search “in all probability further go up,” and added: “We are more on the streets.”
Knife crime offences has increased in England and Wales of 21% in the year to the end of September 2017, compared to the previous 12 months, figures show.
The police in London – the multi-knife crime looks than anywhere else in the UK 10 murder investigations have started since 17 March.
On Friday, a woman, 36, was the 10 victims, after he stabbed to death in Haringey, north London.
In September of last year, the MP for Croydon Central, Sarah Jones, said the social media was “stoking an escalation in the cycle of violence among young people”.
They called for Ministers to crack down on online material promotion of knife crime, the designation of YouTube, Snapchat and Instagram as a problem-sites.
Meanwhile, the government has a £started in 1.35 m-series with advertising on social media in an attempt to deter a 10-to 21-year of the knife-crime.
The ads feature real stories of young people, was stabbed to death.