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When a megastar like Prince dies, collective mourning ensues. But if you didn't grow up hooked on the music — whether out of taste, or even because you weren't allowed — these moments can be somewhat isolating. Todd Davidson/Flickr Creative Commons hide caption

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Siblings Sangeeta (from left), Sunil and Ravi Tripathi. Sunil went missing weeks before the Boston Marathon, and media outlets misidentified him as one of the bombing suspects. One Production Place hide caption

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How Social Media Smeared A Missing Student As A Terrorism Suspect
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When You Become The Person You Hate On The Internet
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The Benicia Compliments page sprang up on Instagram as a platform for girls attending Benicia High School to tag each other in positive social media posts. Shawn Wen/Youth Radio hide caption

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Teen Girls Flip The Negative Script On Social Media
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Teen Girls And Social Media: A Story Of 'Secret Lives' And Misogyny
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Weeks after a woman sued Twitter for giving voice to ISIS, the social media platform released a statement saying it has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015. Bethany Clarke/Getty Images hide caption

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