According to a recent survey by the American Red Cross, people are turning to social media for disaster response. Victims are using social media to report disasters, communicate with loved ones and ask for help. 39% of online users expect first-responders to arrive in under an our of posting for help online. Read the full article at ComputerWorld.com
Red Cross Finds Disaster Victims Turning to Social Media
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).