GL Audio 221: Give Me Twittering or Give Me Death!
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Mat and Mike reflect on how social media affects the real world, in good and bad ways. On one hand, Twitter empowers bystanders to become a multifaceted reporting force, as in the case of Ferguson, MO, and uses peer pressure to encourage doing good, as the Ice Bucket Challenge has proved. However, it can also run into the hard choice between hiding inappropriate content and censoring free speech, and can lose its power when it becomes a machine for advertising.