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Everybody panic! Gangs using Twitter to gangbang in 140 characters or less

140 characters can now start a turf war or a bloody beef, according the the New York Daily News. The NYDN claims that gangs are increasingly using the microblogging service to shout out their boys, threaten rival Gs and draw foes into battle. The article is populated with references to local gangs known to hang around [...]
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