Death of Osama Bin Laden & the role of Social Media

Osama Bin laden’s death has established the role of social media as the top news sharing source. As the news of death spread, twitter, facebook, youtube & others were flooded with the comments. The death news first came on Twitter, where a person from Abbotabad, was live tweeting the attack. Pages have been created in Facebook about Osama’s death & neitizens are discussing about the attack. Pics of Obama watching the attack in Whote house have been uploaded in Flickr & has been viewed thousands of times. Videos of clippings has been uploade to youtube. As CNN broke the Iraq war during 90’s on TV, twitter played a role in spreading the news of his death.

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