Social Media During Emergencies
OCTOBER 28, 2012
So now that social media is officially part of emergencies, some thoughts and suggestions about social media use during large scale emergencies: Hashtag coordination : local, state, federal agencies should coordinate around a single hashtag and alert news outlets to the hashtag. If a community-based hashtag already exists as is the case with #hitsunami, then consider using that hashtag. Meanwhile the #tsunami hashtag was infiltrated with spam.