Social Media as a Disaster Response Tool

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How are we using social media to better react when disaster strikes?

Social media barely came into its own as a disaster response tool after the devastating 2010 earthquakes in Haiti, but in a few short years it has become the go-to medium for getting things done in the midst of crisis.

Reader Brian shared this infographic from the University of San Francisco’s online Master of Public Administration program that’s jam-packed with intriguing info on how social media is being used for disaster response:

social media the face of disaster response
University of San Francisco Online Master of Public Administration

The BCM Blogging Team

Comments 1

  1. social recruitment

    Social media tools allow you to engage your existing clients and employees too; they can become involvedin the recruitment process passing on information to interested friends and colleagues. This again opens up a whole new network of potential business.

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