London's burning; is social media to blame?

08/9/2011 | GigaOm · CNET · Mashable

Rioting in London apparently has been coordinated by teams of thugs using not Twitter and Facebook but rather BlackBerry's instant-messaging service. Some social media users pushed back by using Facebook pages and Twitter accounts to organize cleanup sessions. "[T]echnology didn't cause anything here. It just made some things a little easier. Isn't that what it was always supposed to be for?" Chris Matyszczyk writes.

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