BBM, Social Media and the riots

9 Aug

My colleague Jonathan Akwue posted a great article yesterday about “the unlikely social network fuelling the riots” – not, as the Mail and others had so predictably claimed, Twitter and Facebook but BlackBerry Messaging.

It got wide pick-up across the media and was quoted in the Guardian and the New York Times, among others.

If you haven’t already done so, I suggest you read it: http://bit.ly/q1uNfg

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