Social Media a Lifeline, Also a Threat?

In the initial stages of the Mumbai terror attacks, when the public was trying to make sense of the chaos, social media sites like Twitter and Flickr produced some of the first inklings of the enormity and viciousness of the assaults. Those caught in the crossfire used their cell phones and computers to provide firsthand accounts of the casualties and damage. One who identified himself as Vinu posted a photostream of the devastation on his Flickr page. Another blogger, Manish, liveblogged the...Full Story
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