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Killer apps

By Alec MacGillis

08 Aug 2023 · 10 min read

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  1. The article discusses the role of social media in escalating violence, particularly among young people, in the United States. It highlights the case of Jarell Jackson and Shahjahan McCaskill, who were killed in a case of mistaken identity due to a feud on Instagram between rival groups.

Updated at 5:00 p.m. ET on August 9, 2023

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