Twitter/YouTube Shine In The Wake of Deadly Tornadoes

We’ve seen it used well here in Fargo during the worst of the flooding. We’ve seen it used well in Haiti, in Japan, and even during political conflicts.

When the power is out—or even when the government decides to censor the use of media by its people—Twitter and YouTube are still there.

More evidence of the potentially life-saving power of social media was shown during a string of deadly tornadoes. Here is a great article from a Sundog favorite—Mashable.com—about how Twitter and smartphone video were used throughout yesterday’s storms:
Mashable.com Article About Social Media Use During Deadly Tornadoes

 

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