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Fears Over Zimmerman Verdict Riots Prove Overblown

The predictions were dire: Black people would burn and loot America’s cities if George Zimmerman was found not guilty. White people everywhere would be attacked in revenge for the killing of Trayvon Martin.

07/24/2013

George Zimmerman sits on the stand during his bond hearing in a Seminole County courtroom on April 20, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary Green/The Orlando Sentinel-Pool/Getty Images)

Responses On Twitter About Zimmerman Verdict Analyzed

In a new Pew Research Center analysis, the response on Twitter was almost equally divided between sharing the news about the verdict and discussing it on the social media platform.

07/17/2013

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Zimmerman, Martin Families React On Twitter

The families of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin are reacting on Twitter after the former neighborhood watch volunteer was cleared of all charges in the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen.

07/14/2013

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom at the end of the day during his trial in Seminole circuit court on July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Social Media Sites Permeating Zimmerman Trial

Trayvon Martin’s fatal shooting garnered worldwide attention when the man who fatally shot him wasn’t arrested for weeks — a backlash fueled largely by social media. Now, social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook have permeated George Zimmerman’s trial both inside and outside the courtroom.

07/07/2013

Portia de Rossi, Ellen DeGeneres, Katy Perry (Christopher Polk / Getty Images)

On Social Media, Jay-Z’s Jab Trumps Katy Perry’s Cleavage

On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]

02/11/2013

Barack Obama brought his social media re-eleciton campaign to an climax on Nov. 7, proclaiming his victory on Twitter. (credit: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s #My2K Twitter Conversation Was A #Fail

Liberals are apparently not nearly as interested in the “fiscal cliff” as the conservatives are because they really believe that Barack Obama will take care of things for them again.

12/10/2012

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Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

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It’s A Girl For Britney Spears

Britney Spears just adopted a baby girl — but it’s not the kind of baby you’re thinking.

11/27/2012

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TTYM: A ‘Bear’ Naked Tweet, A NASCAR Brawl And No Horsing Around For Berry

What one thing terrifies the NFL’s Eric Berry on the field? Ndamukong Suh’s personal hygiene is more important than you.. And find out how soccer sensation Hope Solo and former Seattle Seahawk Jerramy Stevens spent their […]

11/16/2012

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