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Creating Panic or Fake News With Video

by admin on October 10, 2017

  Observations What the Russians did during the election via social media was child’s play. Video equals truth; people find excuses to believe it’s true. There are people who create fake stories for power and fun. It’s a nightmare for the emergency management and law enforcement communities. Author  Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of […]

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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 additional stories documenting malicious use of Sandy-related social media since […]

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Http://LeonardSipes.Com and Http://MyLifeAudio.Com There has been a healthy debate on this site and LinkedIn on the use of social media during emergencies. The discussion centers on two points: Social media has the potential of doing great damage during an emergency through the perpetuation of unverified rumors.  Others believe that  bad information released by social media will soon […]

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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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