Hurricane Sandy

Http://LeonardSipes.Com and Http://MyLifeAudio.Com I wrote “Hurricane Sandy-The First Major Social Media Emergency?” as the storm was making its way up the east coast and “Bad, Mistaken or Malicious Information Via Social Media During Hurricane Sandy” documenting examples of social media misinformation (i.e., sharks swimming trough flooded streets). There were additional stories documenting malicious use of Sandy-related social media since […]

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Http://LeonardSipes.Com and Http://MyLifeAudio.Com I wrote “Hurricane Sandy-The First Major Social Media Emergency?” as the storm was making its way up the east coast and “Bad, Mistaken or Malicious Information Via Social Media During Hurricane Sandy” documenting examples of social media misinformation (i.e., sharks swimming trough flooded streets). There were lots of additional stories documenting malicious […]

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Http://LeonardSipes.Com Media Quotes on Sandy: “Social media has become the go-to source these days in crisis communications,” said Simon Fraser University communication professor Peter Chow-White. “If you’re trying to connect with people outside (the crisis area), or connect with people inside, it seems to be one of the best forms of communication.” “It also becomes […]

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Http://LeonardSipes.Com Question: Will Hurricane Sandy be the first major social media emergency? Will widespread power outages and flooding force people to turn to social media for up-to-date information through portable devices? If so, how accurate will that information be? (Reuters) – Louis Uccellini, director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Centers for Environmental Prediction “…stopped short […]

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