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People are more likely to post a Twitter message about a homicide if the homicide occurred close to home. How widely and fast the homicide was reported in the news also influenced number of Tweets. The presence of a knife, a young victim, or a gang related homicide are predictors of Tweet posting frequency.

PLoS One. 2015 Mar 26;10(3):e0121848.    (retrieved Mar, 2015). There are currently 1086 pearls in the database. While every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, mistakes can and do occur. Use databank at your own risk. All pearls © 2022 by the Internet Medical Association. Click Here to view more medical pearls.