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Role of social media in disaster management

The role of social media in disaster management became galvanized during the world response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake. During the immediate aftermath, much of what people around the world were learning about the earthquake originated from social media sources. Social media became the new forum for collective intelligence, social convergence, and community activism.(Source: nih.gov)

Social media amplify American response to Haiti’s tragedy

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