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Social Media Unites, Divides in Times of Tragedy

For more than a decade, millions of people turned to social networking and media sites such as Twitter and Facebook to learn the latest news. The massacre on Sunday at the Orlando nightclub Pulse was no different. For example, a Snapchat video by clubgoer Amanda Alvear that accidentally captured the first moments of gunfire inside the club quickly went viral, even before major news outlets began reporting on the attack. Increasingly, especially in times of tragedy and trauma,...

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