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Jul 25 2013

Outrage, social media and knee-jerk responses

I have a new post up at the Guardian that you can go and fight with. Additionally: I quite like this piece by Laura Hudson at Wired on when the bullied becomes the bullies in the age of social media. I think it’s a difficult discussion and, though I like the article, I’m not sure how …

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Jul 07 2013

Is Katy Perry powered by Twitter?

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She must be, if this Tweet were true. If this gets 250,000 retweets, @katyperry will be with me during my chemotherapy. Please help, it’s my dream! pic.twitter.com/U5sZitZ6pP — Meredith (@LifeAsMeredith) July 5, 2013 You can see at time of capture, it had reached 100,385. I’ve been even more sensitive to quick, knee-jerk reactions to stories …

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