10 Reasons Social Media Is Important in a Real Crisis

10 Reasons Social Media Is Important in a Real Crisis

By Glen Gilmore & Social Media Blog

In the aftermath of the recent Tennessee floods, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) teamed up to put Facebook to the task of assisting in the disaster recovery, announcing, “an online hub for collaborative information-sharing through Facebook for the response and recovery to severe weather and flooding in Tennessee.” …

1.  “Official” social media accounts created by governmental agencies can become a leading hub for sharing critical information. ….

For full text of the article, visit Glen Gilmore & Social Media: 10 Reasons Social Media Is Important in a Real Crisis.

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