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

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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.

Creator(s): Lindsay, Bruce R.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 6, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Lindsay, Bruce R.

Analyst in American National Goverment

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: September 6, 2011
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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.

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13 pages.

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