Just Keep Tweeting: Emergency Responder's Social Media Use Before and During Emergencies

Annemijn Van Gorp, Nicolai Pogrebnyakov & Edgar Maldonado
This study investigates how emergency response organizations use social media during emergency preparedness and response. Using qualitative (interviews and documents) and quantitative (Facebook posts) data, the study identifies several uses of social media in emergency preparedness and emergency management, as well as the organizational context that affects this use. Findings indicate that social media support various purposes of use, including information dissemination, obtaining input from the public and other organizations, and participation by other emergency...
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