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Social networks are profoundly changing the way we receive and react to news about disasters around the world.

In the aftermath of the earthquake that struck Haiti in January, the response on Twitter provided a “textbook example” of how people use social media as a community to share information about a crisis, provide solutions to help and promote awareness about what is happening on the ground, said Wendy Harman of the American Red Cross at Buzz2010.[…] Continue Reading »

As part of last week’s Buzz2010 in downtown Washington, D.C., SmartBrief and SocialFish hosted a panel of experts who have been working through the risks of social media at their organizations for years.