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Steelers’ Mendenhall Raises Eyebrows with Bin Laden Tweets

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There had to be one. There was no doubt that some athlete would once again underestimate the power of Twitter and tweet something that could stir up controversy when the news broke that Osama bin Laden was killed. More than ever in recent memory, it seemed an event of which everyone would be in agreement and unity around the country. Still, Rashard Mendenhall, star running back of the Pittsburgh Steelers, had to be a dissenting voice. Read more

Behind Bin Laden: The Role of Social Media

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In his ocean-grave, bin Laden must be rolling around like a pig on a spit. News of his capture and death first broke on social media, and the twitter-verse has exploded with reactions from the public – probably not the official, respectful, send-off, he would`ve envisioned. But, what role did social media really play in the announcement?

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