Social media: Network of hatred?

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The recent communal attacks during Durga Puja were ignited from and spread across the country through various videos and posts containing false information, propaganda and calls for attack using the social media. Hatred in the cyber world sparking real world violence is not the first time in this country.

How threatening has social media become in this country? Why is the Digital Security Act failing to control social media content igniting violence?

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In Straight from Star Newsroom, Debjani Shyama and The Daily Star reporter Zyma Islam discuss the relations between social media and social unrest.

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