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@JimSciutto answers your Ukraine Twitter questions
May 26th, 2014
06:15 PM ET

@JimSciutto answers your Ukraine Twitter questions

CNN's Jim Sciutto, who is in Kiev covering the elections and unrest in the country, took to Twitter to answer dozens of your questions about Ukraine.

Here's a look at the chat:

[View the story "#JimInUkraine Twitter chat" on Storify]

More of Jim's reporting:

Sciutto: Challenges to Ukraine election growing more severe

Fears in peaceful Ukraine capital that violence could spread from east


Filed under: International affairs • Jim Sciutto • Social media • Ukraine
November 19th, 2013
07:40 PM ET

Tornado survivors: Social media saved us

After a group of devastating tornadoes struck the Midwest, CNN's Brian Todd looks at how social media is saving lives during disasters and helping victims recover once storms have passed.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Social media • Tornado
August 14th, 2013
08:53 PM ET

Egypt's deadly day

CNN's Brian Todd brings us the rawest images and one brutally honest take on what some say is Egypt's deadliest day since the 2011 uprising.

Warning: The images in this piece are graphic, and viewer discretion is advised.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Egypt • Social media
May 21st, 2013
01:36 PM ET

Oklahoma tornado aftermath on Instagram

CNN anchors and reporters are on the ground in Oklahoma, reporting on the devastation caused by the deadly tornado Monday and the search and rescue efforts under way.

CNN's John King and Anderson Cooper, who are both visiting areas hit by the tornado, have been sharing powerful images of the catastrophic damage on Instagram.


andersoncooper: Crushed truck Moore, OK (via Instagram)


johnkingcnn: Renee Meyers found some old jewelry but not her beloved dog, "Boo". #oklahoma #moore (via Instagram)
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Filed under: John King • Oklahoma • Social media • Tornado
March 21st, 2012
04:37 PM ET

Social media on the campaign trail

Reliable Sources anchor Howard Kurtz and Daily-Download.com founder Lauren Ashburn talk about politics and the role of social media on the campaign trail.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Social media • Wolf Blitzer
February 7th, 2012
06:15 PM ET

Syrian slaughter through social media

Lisa Sylvester reports how anti-govt. Syrian activists are informing the world about the horrific situation in the country.

RELATED POST: BLITZER’S BLOG: U.S. to al-Assad: “Your days are numbered”

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Filed under: Lisa Sylvester • Social media • Syria
Obama and social media
July 6th, 2011
06:17 PM ET

Obama and social media

(CNN) – Whether President Barack Obama's first ever Twitter town hall is considered a #success or #fail, it's surely another example of the White House's embrace of social media and technology.

Here's a look back at some of the key uses of social media since Obama was elected:

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Filed under: President Obama • Social media • Tech • Twitter