It hasn't even been 12 hours since the verdict was reached in the Casey Anthony murder trial and already the world is in an uproar. If you don't know what's going on, look it up. Go to CNN or Fox or MSNBC or some news outlet and find out the latest NEWS information on the murder trial of 2011.
Just don't go to Facebook. Twitter is not that different at the moment.
I can't say that I'm terribly surprised. Facebook has a way of creating groupthink that is alternately empowering and scary at the same time. It's amazing to post a link to an article or a profound thought or (I don't know...hmm...) a blog and see your words, thoughts or submissions reposted by friends and even strangers. Social media is a powerful force and I owe much of my support system as well as the success of our foundation to the wonders of the Internet. At the same time, how many of you have seen this silly meme floating around lately: