FEMA’s social media strategy

Learn more about FEMA´s thinking on how to leverage social media to better respond to major emergencies and disasters. FEMA chief Craig Fugate is interviewed by Wired about the use of social media in emergency and disaster response. In the interview, Carig underline the importance that governments must adapt their official websites to also fit a mobile context as well as see social media as a core and important technology. Further, two-way communication between the public and government officials are discussed. It seems as Craig has listen to the research results provided by Leysia Palens research group at Univ of Colorado, boulder. [The Wired podcast]

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