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It has become increasingly common for politicians at all levels of government to block followers, whether it's for uncivil behavior or merely for expressing a different point of view. HStocks/Getty Images hide caption

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How Russian Propaganda Spreads On Social Media

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Twitter ended its advertising relationship with Russia Today and Sputnik on Thursday based on "the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that both RT and Sputnik attempted to interfere with the election on behalf of the Russian government." NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter officials are expected to meet with Senate Intelligence Committee investigators. Staffers want to know about the use of fake accounts, bots and trolls to influence the trends and topics on the social platform. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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While many women experience miscarriage, few talk about it openly. But researchers have found there is discussion and a lot of sharing happening on social media. Their hope is that greater public discourse will help reduce stigma and the sense of isolation that some women feel. Sara Wong for NPR hide caption

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Former President Barack Obama's tweet after the violence Charlottesville, Va., is now the most-liked tweet ever. The tweet quoted Nelson Mandela and included this photo of Obama visiting a daycare in Maryland. Pete Souza/The White House hide caption

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Peter Cvjetanovic (right) chants while holding torches at a march organized by neo-Nazi, white supremacist and white nationalist organizations in Charlottesville, Va., on Friday night. Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Worshipers at the Walloon Reformed Church of St. Augustine in Magdeburg, Germany, participate in a service where the congregation is encouraged to tweet about the liturgy and share their prayers online. Esme Nicholson/NPR hide caption

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In Germany, Churchgoers Are Encouraged To Tweet From The Pews

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A Reddit post of a man in a business suit with the CNN logo for a head getting demolished by Trump in a wrestling match, was shared by the president himself on Twitter Sunday morning. HanAssholeSolo/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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MSNBC Morning Joe hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski arrive at the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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