Facebook and Twitter: Using the Social Media in Emergencies

Emergency Authorities and Media experts are meeting in Brisbane to learn how to better use social media like facebook and Twitter for issuing warnings about impending natural disasters. Associate Professor, Axel Bruns, from the University of Queensland spoke to Catherine Zengerer this morning, and she asked him how these sites could be better utilised, and how good the Queensland Police were during the recents disasters there.

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