The Cairns region in far north Queensland Australia will be be conducting trials in the use of social network sites Facebook and Twitter to issue urgent messages about natural disasters in the area. This is something we have advocated here for some time now. The benefits of using social networking platforms in crisis or emergency communications are numerous and we’re missing some incredible opportunities in this area.
- Instantly Share Visual Messages Through Facebook and Twitter (eon.businesswire.com)
- 2morrowknight: Live Free, and Tweet Smarter (huffingtonpost.com)