New From CRS: "Social Media and Disasters: Current Uses, Future Options, and Policy Considerations"
Here’s a Congressional Service Report (via the Federation of American Scientists) that might be of interest for those of you with an interest in social media.
Title: Social Media and Disasters: Current Uses, Future Options, and Policy Considerations
Published: September 6, 2011
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. This report will be updated as events warrant.
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