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Casey Anthony's Team Used Social Media to Shape Its Arguments

Jul 4: Casey Anthony with her attorney Dorothy Clay Sims on the last day of arguments in Anthony's murder trial at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando, Fla.

Jul 4: Casey Anthony with her attorney Dorothy Clay Sims on the last day of arguments in Anthony's murder trial at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando, Fla.  (AP)

The Casey Anthony trial proved to be one of the most controversial and talked about court cases in recent memory. Now it has come out that her team used the public fascination with the trial to Anthony's benefit. 

Social media consultants analyzed more than 40,000 online opinions – and used them to help the defense craft their strategy.

Watch the video with WTVT's Debra Bowden for more on how Anthony's team used public perception to change its case.

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