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Paris attacks: who is winning the social media war?

Public outpourings on Twitter and Facebook can be all too easily manipulated

By David Patrikarakos  

The word peace in the six official languages of the organization is projected at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. © AP Photo/Michel Spingler

It’s happened again: another terrorist massacre; another spate of panic across Europe; and of course, another social media firestorm. The coordinated attacks across central Paris last night that murdered 128 people and left over 300 injured, 80…

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