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Twitter Hashtag Documents Black Friday Violence in Wal-Mart Stores Across The Country

By Vic Diaz (@TheVicDiaz)

The Black Friday madness has officially kicked in. Several acts of violence in Wal-Mart stores throughout the country are being reported online, through the use of twitter.

A photo captured by twitter user @wolfgang256 shows the aftermath of a chaotic Wal-Mart Black Friday event, using the hashtag #WalmartFights. Activist group Anonymous encouraged users on twitter to post photos and other media using the #WalmartFights hashtag.

A photo captured by twitter user @wolfgang256 shows the aftermath of a chaotic Wal-Mart Black Friday event, using the hashtag #WalmartFights. Activist group Anonymous encouraged users on twitter to post photos and other media using the #WalmartFights hashtag.

@YourAnonNews, a twitter account linked to the activist group Anonymous, encouraged users to document these incidences with the hashtag #WalmartFights. Since then, users have been posting tweets, videos and vine posts showing customers being arrested by authorities after fights have broken out inside the stores. Below are some of the tweets that can be found regarding the incidences.

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