Zeynep Tufekci on Medium argues that the reason the world knows about Ferguson is because Twitter is such a powerful, unfiltered channel for real-time eyewitness reports.
Facebook isn't, and that sucks.
#Ferguson is a perfect example of why Net Neutrality and algorithmic filtering really, really matter.
— Patrick Ruffini (@PatrickRuffini) August 14, 2014
[photo: David Carson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch staff photog]