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The rise of social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter and Myspace is dominating the virtual world. These online communities are becoming powerful tools for fundraising, political activism and social change. There are negative effects as well, as critics say such interactions are pulling people farther apart. Social media is also changing the way we write, the way we date and the way we learn. We'll examine some of the pros and cons. 

Guests

Jason Keath - Founder, Social Media Club Charlotte Angela Benton - Founder, BlackWeb20.com Anita Blanchard - Assoc. Professor, Organizational Science, UNC Charlotte