Since the 1960's, participants of group riots have been viewed as rational individuals driven by a sense of injustice. However, Dr. Christian Borch claims this approach is misleading, at least in today's world.
Two British men have been given four years in jail for using Facebook to unsuccessfully incite a riot - and another's been charged over a Blackberry message calling for a water fight.
Sony's main optical disk warehouse for the UK went up in flames last night as riots spread across London.
Every time anything newsworthy happens, concerned citizens take to social networks like Facebook and Twitter, spreading text, images and videos.