The violence that erupted during the Occupy Oakland protest on Tuesday night, like most events in the social media age, was captured on digital video cameras by protesters and news reporters. Footage of the confrontation between police officers and protestors has been uploaded and distributed online--via Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook and blogs--in near-real-time. Like several other uprisings we've seen this year--including the revolution in Cairo--the Oakland clash was also streamed live, giving viewers an unfiltered glimpse at what was a choatic scene
Police used teargas to subdue hundreds of demonstrators, creating a fog that made the images seem even more dramatic. City officials said early Tuesday that 97 arrests were made among the estimated 1,000 protesters there.
The AP put together highlights of the confrontation, which lasted several hours:
So did ABC's "Good Morning America":Read More »from The revolution will be livestreamed–at least in Oakland