Could tweeting cost your house?

Sarah Coles
Lalit Modi
Lalit Modi

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A landmark case has become the first to find someone guilty in England for libel on Twitter, after Justice David Bean found ex-chairman of the Indian Premier League Lalit Modi (pictured) guilty of having libeled former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns on Twitter.

So what happened, and what does this mean for you?