Interesting article analysing Social Media tools for disaster response

Having suffered through four years of study and research paper production required to complete the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy, I swore I would never read another research paper, abstract, study or comic book related to emergency services.  Instead, I “checked out” and parked my butt in front of my big screen watching episodes of Rescue Me.   But, as I desperately mined the internet for my latest blog topic I stumbled upon a gem of a 2012 published paper titled ‘Facebooking’ Towards Crisis Recovery and Beyond: Disruption as an Opportunity, written by Bryan Semaan and Gloria Mark from the University of California, Irvine.

 

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