Internet banging: New trends in social media, gang violence, masculinity and hip hop

@article{Patton2013InternetBN,
  title={Internet banging: New trends in social media, gang violence, masculinity and hip hop},
  author={Desmond Upton Patton and Robert D. Eschmann and Dirk A. Butler},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
  year={2013},
  volume={29},
  pages={A54-A59}
}
Gang members carry guns and twitter accounts. Media outlets nationally have reported on a new phenomenon of gang affiliates using social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to trade insults or make violence threats that lead homicide or victimization. We term this interaction internet banging. Police departments in metropolitan areas have increased resources in their gang violence units to combat this issue. Interestingly, there is little to no literature on this issue. We argue… CONTINUE READING
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