The teenager posted an open invitation to her birthday bash on social networking sites, promising strangers a good time. Over 400 invitees landed up at the house and besides looting thousands of dollars' worth of jewellery and clothing, the 'guests' trashed furniture, smashed things and even threw a television into the pool.
Several such instances have been reported of late -- some youngster or the other is always in the news for misusing a social networking site and landing up in hot water.
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