Technology, social media help law enforcement track down Capitol rioters

Supporters of President Donald Trump riot against the Electoral College vote count on Wednesday in protest of Trump’s loss to President-elect Joe Biden, prompting a lockdown of the Capitol Building. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI | License Photo

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Is social media an influential technology or an insurrectionist tool? :Status Report

Portion of “Guernica” by Pablo Picasso, 1937.  [Licensed under Creative Commons] On January 7, when Facebook suspended the US president’s account, followed on January 12 by Twitter suspending his account there, the response moved needles. “These actions,” wrote Prof. Ethan Zuckerman of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, for, […]