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Local, USA

Social Media (#109)

We get social, with social media! Finding the people using social media to change the world. The Chicago painting duo, who use Twitter to reward treasure hunters; documentary cameras hit the streets of Raleigh-Durham, NC, to ask how social media influenced the 2012 presidential election; a look at what happens when an entire generation of Instagram users get together with their cameras on the beaches of Santa Monica, California; and how Facebook helped to make a young Los Angeleno boy's dream come true. [27 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Local, USA features fascinating stories of diverse people, culled from public television stations and independent producers from across the country, and curated around a single theme for each program.

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These episodes of Local, USA aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.

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