Facebook: The rival to newswire services everywhere?

Watching the news and CNN had a piece on the tornado that went through Tennessee last night. The anchorwoman then introduced some pictures from

Watching the news and CNN had a piece on the tornado that went through Tennessee last night. The anchorwoman then introduced some pictures from “Facebook” (entertainingly, she said it in exactly the same way my grandmother used to say the word “Internet” — like she was experimenting with a whole new mysterious language.) She recounted how students from Union University in Jackson had been uploading pictures of their experience of being in the storm to their Facebook group — and then showed a few pictures that had been uploaded.

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