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Reddit Apologizes For Fueling Boston Marathon-Related “Online Witch Hunts”

Reddit has issued an apology for fueling “online witch hunts” after user activity on several threads led to the incorrect identification of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. Reddit says it has also privately apologized to the family of the missing Brown University student who was misidentified as a suspect.

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Christina is an associate editor at Fast Company, where she writes about technology, social media, and business.

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