Daily 411 – Social media shows record brutality in Egypt

The 411 is your daily dose of news relating to online culture! Wednesday was a dark day for Egypt, trending on Twitter for all the wrong reasons, pro-Morsi sit-ins were greeted with violent brutality. Here are some links to web-related happenings you NEED to know about:

Video, and photos shared through social media show violent military crackdowns Wednesday that left hundreds dead in Egypt. [The New York Times]

When the New York Times website was down Wednesday, the staff found a creative way to get their stories out. [The Atlantic]

Because the world can be sad, here’s a video of a baby panda reuniting with their mother. [Mashable]

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