Innovation / Technology

Trust in the Twitterverse

WEEK IN REVIEW / by Evan Lerner / January 15, 2010

With the world scrambling to cover the recent devastating Haitian earthquake, journalists, neuroscientists, and everyone in between are testing the frontiers of social media.

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