There are some very disturbing videos circulating the Internet right now, depicting the deaths of unarmed civilians at the hands of trained, armed men. Many of these videos even show individuals being shot in the back, or as they try to flee.
Pull up a chair and let me tell you about a primitive era in media history: the world of 2003.
Most footage of protests from Syria in recent months has clearly been filmed on smartphones. Not for much longer, though: the government just banned iPhones.
We're using Storify to keep up with citizen journalism breaking on social media channels from the Oslo blast and Utoya shootings. Warning: some of the images are extremely disturbing. We'll update this in real time.