April 28, 2009
With the recent fears of a pandemic with the Mexico Swine Flu and an earthquake today in Mexico City, there is a lot to be nervous about. Add to it the continued spread of the conflickr/downadup virus online…with all the manmade and natural disasters and our obsessive interest in them, you would think that there would be an easy way to find out what there is to be worried about in the world.
Oh, wait. There is. Meet Twisaster. read more
Tags: disasters, earthquake, exploring social media, Hurricane, monitoring twitter, natural disasters, Social Media, terrorism, twisasters, Twitter
August 29, 2008
On the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in the U.S., another storm named Gustav weaves a path through the Caribbean that could end in New Orleans as early as next Monday.
Here are some of the best places online to track Hurricane Gustav’s progress and impact.
Please share your links in the comments. Let’s make this a useful resource for people who may be affected by Hurricane Gustav. read more
Tags: Hurricane, Hurricane Gustav, Hurricane Katrina, News, Tropical Storm, weather