- Posting up a storm on social media: The National Public Health Information Coalition pulled together this handy hurricane Twitter feed of all its East Cost members (think state health and emergency departments) and shared it before the hurricane hit in a good-idea-good-timing combo. New York City crowdsourced a map of hurricane damage by turning to local residents. And the Weather Channel turned to Storify and viewer crowdsourcing for more information.
- The Twitter Book gets an update: Still my favorite go-to introduction to Twitter (and I'm in it, a couple of times), this little book is getting a revision--so share your questions about Twitter and tips with authors Tim O'Reilly and Sarah Milstein, both on Twitter, of course.
- Still making the case for social media? These 15 case studies were pretty popular this week.
- Is your Twitter feed a firehose of news? That's true for NiemanLab, which covers "the future of journalism." So they've cleverly begun a new Twitter feed, NiemanLabFuego, for their hottest news.
- Mobile ad revenues may not be all that, according to this useful step-back look at recent data.
- Those anonymous comments may not be so anonymous after all, says the Economist.
Friday, September 02, 2011
@dontgetcaught. Like many in my region, a lot of my tweeting shared immediate-use information and resources related to the hurricane, but here, you get the best of the rest along with a few new ideas sparked by the storm that have wider application:
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