A rape case in Steubenville, Ohio, might never have been prosecuted had the young perpetrators not broadcast their misdeeds via social media channels -- but that doesn't make the incident a triumph for social media, the editorial board of the San Francisco Chronicle writes. The exposure left the victim publicly humiliated and highlighted people's willingness to turn a blind eye to the incident. "Social media brought justice, but at a high price," the board writes.

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