Thursday, November 20, 2014

How social media broke and followed last night's FSU shootings

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 11:01 AM

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  • Twitter: @mirohero_6

Twitter: @mirohero_6

Last night, Florida State University experienced a terrible tragedy. Three students were shot inside of one of the university's libraries, before the gunman was killed by police.  Before the University could even send out a notice on their campus-wide alert system, social media app YikYak was alight with news of the shooting.

We'll have more on this story later today, but, for now, here's a look at those YikYak posts and other social media that happened during and after the FSU shootings.

UPDATE: Governor Rick Scott's response to the FSU shootings:


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