Social Media as a Tool

In the past couple of years, advancements to the internet seemed to have sky rocketed with the expansion of higher internet speeds such as 4g and fios. This makes streaming online content much more accessible. This also means we’re spending more time online. Social media is an important tool and a form a journalism.

I’ve come to the conclusion that the world has always been corrupt as long as man-kind has existed. However, we haven’t always been as informed (or wired).  Now more than ever, social media is important while Israel terrorizes Palestine.

Here, a 16-year old girl is live-tweeting from Gaza:

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And here, we have an NBC correspondent’s photos:

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And Democracy Now!’s correspondent, Sharif Kouddous:

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Here, an IDF sniper admits to killing 13 Gazan children on instagram:

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