Monday, February 9, 2009

Social networking and the bushfire disaster

The impact of social networking - in reporting, keeping in touch, trying to discover the safety of loved ones - was evident in the dreadful bushfire disaster in Victoria over the last couple of days.  Read more in a Sydney Morning Herald article here.

"Social media rush as Victorian bushfires rage" by Asher Moses.

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1 comment:

Kerry Franta said...

Thanks Ruth - we have linked to this from our blog on Forecast for Disaster - the weather behind Black Saturday.