Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media

Mar 22, 2012 Full story: Wall Street Journal 66,356

Social media has put the spotlight on the story Trayvon Martin , an unarmed African-American teenager who was shot to death last month by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida.

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Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#35907 Aug 23, 2012
And so the fear spreads....

"George Zimmerman Defense to Shut Down Facebook Page
Aug. 23, 2012
Jeff Weiner

George Zimmerman's defense team on Wednesday announced it would de-activate its official Facebook page, citing concerns about moderating the comments left there by visitors.

"Every post made on Facebook becomes an open thread where anyone on the site can comment, and comments inevitably lead to conversations about evidence and speculation about guilt or innocence," the defense team said on its blog, which will remain active. "This type of conversation is a natural part of discourse, and there are plenty of places on the Internet where it is appropriate for this to happen, but it need not happen on a page hosted by the defense."

The blog post goes on to explain that the "biggest challenge" of the Facebook page is that the defense "cannot post without allowing comments."

"With comments active, each thread becomes a discussion forum. While we are not responsible for the comments people leave on our page, because we have the ability to delete comments, what we choose not to delete reflects on the defense team. Since we can ban users from posting on the page, who we choose not to ban reflects on the defense team. Admittedly, it does not always reflect well, and that is a concern for the defense," the blog post stated.

However, the defense team said the Facebook page has helped to achieve several of its goals in using social media: "discrediting and eliminating fraudulent websites and social profiles" -- which were common months ago, as the case gained national attention-- "providing a forum for communication" and "acknowledging the larger significance of the case." ..."
Beulah Ballbracker

Buffalo, NY

#35908 Aug 23, 2012
Inspector Bob

Buffalo, NY

#35909 Aug 23, 2012
Just dropped in to inspect the crops.

Spot check!
Rebel Rosie

Brooksville, FL

#35910 Aug 23, 2012
Beulah Ballbracker wrote:
Hurricane Party!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =5SAUHZbrQIsXX
Not at my party!!
Rory Calhoun

Buffalo, NY

#35911 Aug 23, 2012
Rebel Rosie wrote:
<quoted text>

Not at my party!!
Hey Rosie!

Check out this flick!

It's a cult classic!

LOL.

“Stuffs gettin better ”

Since: Aug 12

Location hidden

#35912 Aug 23, 2012
"Stuff's gettin better"
Known serial rapist keynote speaker at DNC.
Rebel Rosie

Brooksville, FL

#35913 Aug 23, 2012
Rory Calhoun wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey Rosie!
Check out this flick!
It's a cult classic!
LOL.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =wljCWL4Dbp0XX
I actually saw that at a drive-in when i was a teenager.Now you know how old i am.I liked the funnels in the heads in the garden.I just got the original last house on the left.I love it.

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

Since: Mar 10

Location hidden

#35914 Aug 23, 2012
Yeah wrote:
And so the fear spreads....
"George Zimmerman Defense to Shut Down Facebook Page
Aug. 23, 2012
Jeff Weiner
George Zimmerman's defense team on Wednesday announced it would de-activate its official Facebook page, citing concerns about moderating the comments left there by visitors.
"Every post made on Facebook becomes an open thread where anyone on the site can comment, and comments inevitably lead to conversations about evidence and speculation about guilt or innocence," the defense team said on its blog, which will remain active. "This type of conversation is a natural part of discourse, and there are plenty of places on the Internet where it is appropriate for this to happen, but it need not happen on a page hosted by the defense."
The blog post goes on to explain that the "biggest challenge" of the Facebook page is that the defense "cannot post without allowing comments."
"With comments active, each thread becomes a discussion forum. While we are not responsible for the comments people leave on our page, because we have the ability to delete comments, what we choose not to delete reflects on the defense team. Since we can ban users from posting on the page, who we choose not to ban reflects on the defense team. Admittedly, it does not always reflect well, and that is a concern for the defense," the blog post stated.
However, the defense team said the Facebook page has helped to achieve several of its goals in using social media: "discrediting and eliminating fraudulent websites and social profiles" -- which were common months ago, as the case gained national attention-- "providing a forum for communication" and "acknowledging the larger significance of the case." ..."
Took him long enough to figure out what Facebook is all about.

I see he is keeping the begging site open. HA.

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

Since: Mar 10

Location hidden

#35918 Aug 23, 2012
I never see any reasons or explanations of why people think Zimmerman is not guilty. No discussions. All I see from his supporters is name calling and racial rants.

The biggest racists and bigots are the ones who call others racists and bigots.

This is a tragic event and only an imbecile would think it is funny or that Trayvon's death is a good thing.
Come Out Crisco

UK

#35919 Aug 23, 2012
Hey Crisco!

Drag you big old putrefying racist fat a$$ out here and join the discussion!

Where you at?
Crisco in the Ho

UK

#35920 Aug 23, 2012
Hey Crisco!

Drop that strap on you got there and separate youself from zazz butt long enough to get off a couple of posts!

You go gurl!
Crisco in Size 34W

UK

#35921 Aug 23, 2012
Come out Crisco!

Nobody cares how you look!

Nobody can see you humongous fatbody!

Come out with you size 5X panties!

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#35922 Aug 23, 2012
zazz wrote:
I never see any reasons or explanations of why people think Zimmerman is not guilty. No discussions. All I see from his supporters is name calling and racial rants.
The biggest racists and bigots are the ones who call others racists and bigots.
This is a tragic event and only an imbecile would think it is funny or that Trayvon's death is a good thing.
Its more like you dismiss the explanantions offered to you because you are so sure he is guilty based on your own opinions and predispositions.
Hurricane Eye Sack

UK

#35923 Aug 23, 2012
Crisco in the Attic

UK

#35924 Aug 23, 2012
I hear a big fat rat in my attic!

Hey Crisco!

That you?

Shake you tail a couple times!

You wait right there!
Chicago Express

UK

#35925 Aug 23, 2012
Romney up 10 points among Independents!

Somebody needs to pack his bags and hop a train!

Choo choo choo.......(horn).

See ya!
Huricane Isaac LOL

Buffalo, NY

#35926 Aug 23, 2012
Hurricane Issac is a wuss!

Just a tropical storm hurricane wannabe!

It gonna fizzle out and die with a wimper!

Won't even come close to the Great Gale of 1848.

Or the Tampa Hurricane of 1921.

LOL.
Huricane Isaac LOL

Buffalo, NY

#35927 Aug 23, 2012
Hurricane Party!

Run Coward!

Run! Run! Run!

Huricane Crisco

Buffalo, NY

#35928 Aug 23, 2012
Oh now here's a blow!

Hurricane Crisco packing winds and fudge up to 150 MPH!

OMG!!!

Run for you lives!

Hurricane Crisco is bearing down!

Run Cowards!

Run!

flgolfer

United States

#35929 Aug 23, 2012
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