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1

What are the approached to understanding the influence of social media?

Effects: blaming media for peoples actions
Institutional: different people respond differently to things

2

What is the difference between mass media and social media?

Mass: you learn information
Social: you create, communicate and learn information

3

Riot

a collective social event involving violence

4

Why was there a softened police response in the 2011 riot?

Police had no control over the information that was being released over social media