Posts Tagged: emergencies

Emergencies and Social Media: A Problem in Need of Solutions

Http://leonardSipes.Com I recently wrote http://leonardsipes.com/social-media-during-emergencies-are-you-ready-for-an-explosion-of-bad-information/ which addressed the potential for hundreds of thousands of social media posts during an emergency. This is not my first article on the subject and I have personally administered the public affairs response to scores of major incidents. Please let me make one thing clear from the beginning; I love… Read more »

Social Media During Emergencies. Are You Ready for an Explosion of Bad Information?

Http://LeonardSipes.Com “Connecting America: Building Resilience with Social Media” from the Center for National Policy in Washington, D.C. is an interesting read about the post 9/11 world and the growth of social media. The focus is on emergency response to tragedies. The premise of the 26 pages can be summarized by stating that social media can… Read more »