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  1. Social Media Posse Investigates Hate Crime

    Dropping a dime was never like this. Twitter sleuths may have nailed “clean cut, well-dressed” young people suspected of beating up a Philadelphia gay couple. After police YouTubed security video of the group, a former Real Housewives of New Jersey star Tweeted, “spread it round.” One user found a photo with similar faces on a nearby restaurant’s website, and soon suspects’ lawyers were phoning police. No arrests yet, but the long arm of the law has clearly gone viral.

    Ars Technica, Washington Post, Storify

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