U.S. created ‘Cuba Twitter’ to sow unrest, reports AP

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An investigation by The Associated Press suggests that the USAID developed a bare-bones text messaging system called ZunZuneo, similar to a Twitter-style social media platform, to offer Cubans a system of free communication and encourage democracy. Thousands of private cellphone numbers were used to circumvent tight government controls. Gwen Ifill learns more from the AP’s Jack Gillum.