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Paris Attacks Trigger Volleys on Twitter, Facebook

Last Friday’s terrorist attacks on Paris loosed deadly gunfire and suicide bombs – and set off continuing reverberations on Twitter and Facebook. Much of the resulting communications blitz assails the Islamic State group, which has claimed responsibility for the siege and also has shown frightening command of social media. But some of the messaging targets the Islamic religion itself, claiming it endorses bloodshed. And that has drawn volleys of responses from defenders of the faith or...

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