Dan Gilbert use his networking skills to fight graffiti in Detro - Fox 2 News Headlines

Dan Gilbert use his networking skills to fight graffiti in Detroit

Posted: Updated:
If you're Dan Gilbert, this is what happens when you ask 12,500 people to use social media to help catch the people who defaced a building with graffiti near one of your many buildings in downtown Detroit.

The result:  Three Grosse Pointe teen women get busted and will likely face charges for their handwork with a spray paint can.

Gilbert sent an e-mail to his 12,500-employee network downtown, urging them to help identify the offenders and to spread the word on social media networks.

Fox 2's Jason Carr finds out not only did Gilbert ending up catching the ladies, but he won a few fans along the way as well.

PLAY THE VIDEO>>

 



  • Jason CarrJason CarrMore>>

  • Win a sofa by taking a selfie?

    Win a sofa by taking a selfie?

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:10:25 GMT
    "Sit, snap, share and win!" Art Van Furniture taking it to the streets of Detroit to celebrate the release of its 2014 Fall Style Catalog, inviting the public to strike a pose and take a selfie (or more accurately, a "sofie") on a stylish new Art Van sofa for a chance to win one of their own from the retailer.
    "Sit, snap, share and win!" Art Van Furniture taking it to the streets of Detroit to celebrate the release of its 2014 Fall Style Catalog, inviting the public to strike a pose and take a selfie (or more accurately, a "sofie") on a stylish new Art Van sofa for a chance to win one of their own from the retailer.
  • Jalen Rose brings a-list cast to celebrity golf outing

    Jalen Rose brings a-list cast to celebrity golf outing

    Monday, September 8 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-09-08 23:40:50 GMT

    Fox 2's Jason Carr was on the course today with Jalen Rose during the fourth annual Jalen Rose leadership academy golf outing.

    Fox 2's Jason Carr was on the course today with Jalen Rose during the fourth annual Jalen Rose leadership academy golf outing.

  • Local expert has tips on protecting online privacy

    Local expert has tips on protecting online privacy

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:05:19 GMT
    Obviously if you don't trust the cloud to be secure, don't use the cloud - turn it off. Mark St. Peter is a computer security expert at Computing Source in Southfield and his number one tip is so simple,
    Obviously if you don't trust the cloud to be secure, don't use the cloud - turn it off. Mark St. Peter is a computer security expert at Computing Source in Southfield and his number one tip is so simple,
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices