Social Media and Disasters: Current Uses, Future Options, and Policy Considerations

This report summarizes how social media have been used by emergency management officials and agencies. It also examines the potential benefits, as well as the implications, of using social media in the context of emergencies and disasters. 
 
Bruce R. Lindsay 
Analyst in American National Goverment 
September 6, 2011 
 

Social Media and Disasters: Current Uses, Future Options, and Policy Considerations
https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R41987.pdf

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