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Threats On Twitter And Other Trending Topics On Social Media06:03

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Supporters of the self-declared Islamic State, or ISIS, have issued threats to Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey because the social network has been blocking accounts associated with the group.

Slate editor-in-chief Julia Turner joins Here & Now's Robin Young to take a look at this story, as well as other stories reverberating on social media, including the death of Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy and security concerns about the payment app Venmo.


This segment aired on March 2, 2015.

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