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Tech-Savvy Public Plays Key Role in Hunt For Bombing Suspects


Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Images of a suspect wanted for questioning in relation to the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing were collected from a surveillance camera, and shared through the Boston Police Department Twitter page on April 19.

Credit: Boston Police Department via Reuters

Since the bombs went off in Boston's Copley Square on Monday, the FBI and Boston Police Department have been enlisting the public's help with what may be the world's most crowd-sourced terrorist hunt, taking to Twitter and other digital media to gather evidence: photos and videos taken before, during and after the tragic event.

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