At least three people have been brutally murdered in a Mexican border town this month for for messages they posted on social networks, according to signs found with their bodies. What follows is a look at how Mexicans use social media — and Twitter specifically — to share information about the hyper-violent drug cartels believed to be behind this month’s killings in Nuevo Laredo.
Why Twitter is deadly serious in Mexico
Drug gangs are killing users of social media in Mexico, in part because it's become a vital medium for resistance.
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*First Published: Sep 26, 2011, 6:37 pm CDT