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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton swipes a MetroCard to ride the No. 4 train as she campaigns on April 7, 2016 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The former U.S. secretary of state first spoke outside of Yankee Stadium before riding the subway from the 161st Street station to the 170th Street station.  (Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton swipes a MetroCard to ride the No. 4 train as she campaigns on April 7, 2016 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The former U.S. secretary of state first spoke outside of Yankee Stadium before riding the subway from the 161st Street station to the 170th Street station. (Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
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This Sept. 13, 1988 photo of Democratic Presidential candidate Michael Dukakis in a tank became a huge political liability. Dukakis's rival George H.W. Bush used the image in a campaign ad.(Michael E. Samojeden/AP)
This Sept. 13, 1988 photo of Democratic Presidential candidate Michael Dukakis in a tank became a huge political liability. Dukakis's rival George H.W. Bush used the image in a campaign ad.(Michael E. Samojeden/AP)

A video of Florida Governor Rick Scott getting lambasted in a Starbucks went viral this week. Hillary Clinton’s struggle swiping her Metrocard in the New York City subway made news almost instantly. And, yesterday, President Bill Clinton was confronted by Black Lives Matter activists at a campaign event. Videos of that exchange quickly made the rounds online.

To parse through these developments, Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Mike Barry, head of audience for the Guardian U.S., about how social media fuels and distracts politicians and political campaigns.

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This segment aired on April 8, 2016.

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