Amid protests, social media's role is praised and scrutinized

December 29, 2014

Protests around the country following the police killings of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and others have been amplified by the use and ubiquity of social media. Platforms such as Twitter have been hailed as a boon for activists while some have criticized them as rumor mills that have heightened tensions.

 

 
Read more at: http://thehill.com/policy/technology/228069-amid-protests-social-medias-role-is-praised-and-scrutinized


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