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1:41am

Thu May 3, 2012
News

Trayvon Martin Case 2.0: Digital Trial Before Jury

Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 11:33 am

People hold signs during a small April rally in Sanford, Fla., that was billed as an opportunity to show support for the constitutional rights of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin.
Joe Raedle Getty Images

If the parents of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin can use social media and the Internet to demand justice, so, too, can the boy's killer.

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1:08pm

Mon April 30, 2012
The Two-Way

George Zimmerman's Defense Takes Case To The Web

George Zimmerman during his bond hearing in a Seminole County, Fla., courtroom on April 20.
Gary Green Orlando Sentinel-Pool/Getty Images

3:30pm

Thu April 26, 2012
Digital Life

What We Have Here: A Failure To Communicate

Originally published on Fri April 27, 2012 5:45 am

Commuters immersed in their smartphones ride the subway in Beijing.
Nelson Ching Bloomberg via Getty Images

It is the weirdest thing. There are more ways than ever to communicate with people, yet it sometimes seems like it is more difficult to connect — and stay connected — with anyone.

Should you shoot off an email? Tap out a text? Post a private message on Facebook? Write on their Facebook wall? Skype, poke, ping or conjure them up on a digital tin can phone?

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10:59am

Tue April 24, 2012
The Salt

Poll: Are Your Friends Bombarding You With 'Food Porn'?

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 8:22 am

NPR's Becky Lettenberger freely admits she is guilty of showering her friends with her food photos.
Becky Lettenberger NPR

11:58am

Thu April 19, 2012
Digital Life

Young People Turn From Kony To Spooning Record

Originally published on Thu April 19, 2012 1:50 pm

In 2010, more than 500 students at Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., hit the campus green to break the world record for spooning. On Friday, students at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va., plan to claim the record.
Maia Rodriguez Courtesy of Northfield.org

Students at the College of William & Mary are talking about a big extracurricular event being held on their campus on Friday. Organized largely through social media, more than 600 students at the prestigious Virginia campus have signed up to participate.

It's not about Joseph Kony. It's an attempt to break the world record for spooning, set by Carleton College back in 2010.

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