Wednesday, May 11, 2011
An interesting analysis (through the link) of the transmission of the news of the death of Osama Bin Laden through social media, first as rumor, then as fact. I admit, I do not get much out of Twitter, probably because my settings do not push feeds to any of my devices -- I have too much stuff coming my way as it is. But interesting nonetheless.
It's interesting that TV beat social media. I was watching FOX and they reported DOD sourced rumors Bin Laden's death at about 10:20, minutes before the famous Keith Urbahn tweet (BTW, I keep confusing this Keith Urbahn, the Rumsfeld COS, with the other Keith Urban, the country music star!).