Use of Social Media for Damage Assessment

Social media used to assess damage caused by natural disasters

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2 Responses to Use of Social Media for Damage Assessment

  1. Harry Kellogg says:

    A programing language named Ushahidi has been used in a number for disasters worldwide including the US and New Zealand. It’s based on reports from cell phone users.

  2. William Firestone, CEM says:

    While very useful in metro areas, wondering about those rural area where demographics of low income, not savy to social media, perhaps lacking access that are often overlooked will be more out of touch than ever once we become more reliant on this.

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