London Riots Sensemaking
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Tracking sensemaking efforts on the London riots as opposed to law-and-order calls
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These riots reflect a society run on greed and looting

These riots reflect a society run on greed and looting | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Seumas Milne: David Cameron has to maintain that the unrest has no cause except criminality – or he and his friends might be held responsible (RT @pqpolitics: London most unequal city in the developed world, wealth of richest 10% has risen to 273 ...
 
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Is Facebook and Twitter responsible for London riots?

Is Facebook and Twitter responsible for London riots? | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
It’s reported that Police are looking on Facebook and Twitter for signs of unrest spreading which might have missed out.
 
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London Riots: Twitter That Caused Them?

London Riots: Twitter That Caused Them? | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Twitter has come under a great deal of criticism for its role in mobilising riots across London, which started in Tottenham, but spread to Enfield, Walthamstow, Waltham Forest, and Brixton over the weekend.
 
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London Riots Facial Recognition Vigilantes Abandon Their Project - Forbes (blog)

London Riots Facial Recognition Vigilantes Abandon Their Project - Forbes (blog) | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Kansas City StarLondon Riots Facial Recognition Vigilantes Abandon Their ProjectForbes (blog)After a group of digilantes formed a Google Group this week dedicated to applying facial recognition technology to photos from the London riots to identify...
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London riots: social media helped gangs orchestrate the looting, says MP

London riots: social media helped gangs orchestrate the looting, says MP | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Karen Buck claims there is 'deep denial' of spread of gang culture in city and calls for inquiry into role of social media (London riots: social media helped gangs orchestrate the looting, says MP: Karen Buck claims...)...
 
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Network effects: Social media's role in the London riots

Network effects: Social media's role in the London riots | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Everyone seems to be looking to blame Twitter, Facebook or BlackBerry for the recent London riots, but these tools are just aspects of our increasingly real-time, mobile and connected digital lives -- and that can be an incredibly powerful force...
 
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“Have Some Respect,” 68-Yr-Old Man Tells BBC Anchor on London Riots - COLORLINES

Black British columnist Darcus Howe offered meaningful context on the conditions of London’s poor. And he didn’t hold anything back.
 
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LONDON RIOTS: The well-heeled join the downtrodden in looting spree - Daily Mail

LONDON RIOTS: The well-heeled join the downtrodden in looting spree - Daily Mail | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Brisbane Times (blog)LONDON RIOTS: The well-heeled join the downtrodden in looting spreeDaily MailThe first appearances in court of people arrested over five nights of rioting that began on Saturday indicate that a broader cross-section of society...
 
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John Campbell: Africa in Transition » Blog Archive » Guest Post:What the London Riots Have To Do with Africa

John Campbell: Africa in Transition » Blog Archive » Guest Post:What the London Riots Have To Do with Africa | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Campbell tracks political and security developments in today's Africa.
 
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British Urbanists On The London Riots

British Urbanists On The London Riots | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The British publication The Architects Journal asked some of the most prominent architectural thinkers for their comments on why Britain was burning.
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London Riots Cause Police to Look into Developing Social Media Restraints - International Business Times

London Riots Cause Police to Look into Developing Social Media Restraints - International Business Times | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Globe and MailLondon Riots Cause Police to Look into Developing Social Media RestraintsInternational Business TimesBritish Prime Minister David Cameron is working with London police, intelligence services and industry officials to see if they can...
 
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London Riots: Police Shut Down Social Media as Free Speech Comes Under Fire | SiliconANGLE

London Riots: Police Shut Down Social Media as Free Speech Comes Under Fire | SiliconANGLE | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
RT @casuist: London Riots: Police Shut Down Social Media as Free Speech Comes Under Fire http://t.co/1vaerD6...
 
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London, Riots & Social Media: This Week in Online Tyranny

London, Riots & Social Media: This Week in Online Tyranny | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
London riots feature social media policing and Blackberry Messaging. London's Metropolitan police told reporters they were delving into Twitter and other social media as part of their investigation into looting.
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