Hurricane Sandy might go down in history as the first natural disaster to really go viral.
The Huffington Post reports, More than 244,000 photos have been posted to Instagram with the hashtag #sandy, according to app founder Kevin Systrom. More than 144,000 more have been posted under #hurricanesandy and another 23,000 photos under #frankenstorm.
Facebook also played a big role in the storm. Throughout Sunday, Monday and Tuesday NOAA and the National Weather Service continued to update their facebook page with pictures and emergency information.