Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs
The Realtime Report
AUGUST 27, 2012
As a mobile-friendly platform, Twitter has been used by farmers to share information, check realtime conditions, and connect with customers from its earliest days – CNN reported on this as early as 2009. In some cases, farmers are even beginning to use realtime technologies to connect directly with consumers and create new market efficiencies. A group called Open Food is collaborating on an open source API to share data about food.