From Syria to Ukraine, Social Media Opens Up Warfare
In 2013, Eliot Higgins used videos posted online from Syria to track
weapons and pinpoint a chemical strike in Damascus from a computer in
the English Midlands.
This year, the British blogger and activist is
using the same techniques to investigate the missiles in Ukraine
believed to have brought down Flight MH17.
As conflict flares in
the Middle East and Ukraine, the number of images posted on social media
is increasing exponentially,…