With most mainstream media sources silenced by fear of the drug cartels, social media has become a safer way for Mexicans to stay informed about the drug war-related violence continuing to rage throughout the country.
more [UPDATE: At least some part of this story may be false. See here and here. THANKS to GJP on Facebook. (If you try to click the Blog del Narco links here they're broken, but you can see the stories on BDN's front page and they do pretty clearly seem to be plagiarized.)]