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Mumbai: Twitter's Moment

Mumbai: Twitter's Moment: Citizen journalism goes real time as Mumbai attacks unfold. As gunmen and police engaged in a running three-day battle through the streets and hotels of Mumbai that left more than 100 dead Friday, social-networking services such as Twitter and Flickr were flooded with news, rumors and pictures of the mayhem. Twitter was inundated with "tweets"--short bursts of information posted by users --Wednesday as mainstream media outlets struggled to catch up with the scope of the attacks on India's financial capital.

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