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Photo illustration - Social media sites such as Twitter are
beneficial to students to get their news, but can be a hindrance to
police investigations.

Social media can help or hinder information flow about events around campus

By Faith Healy | September 29, 2011

Social media websites can be both beneficial and a hindrance when providing information on events like Wednesday's shooting.Anna Kedyk, sophomore business administration major, heard about the shooting while on Facebook around noon Thursday."My friend...

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