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David Cameron has criticised social media, when he should be focussing on messages rioters spread

The current government has had a stormy relationship with social media. As leader of the opposition, David Cameron caused a stir with his quip that “too many tweets might make a twat.” But one year later, his party came into office riding a wave of enthusiasm for Facebook and Twitter. The PM certainly owed some of his election campaign’s success to social media in a hard-won election.  And who can forget…

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