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Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters
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  • 1. Using real and virtual social networks to report disasters<br />Amanda Gearing, QUT student, MA (Research)<br />email gearingap@bigpond.com<br />
  • 2. The role of Facebook in conveying emergency information to and from the disaster zone<br />How personal contacts and news contacts combined with information from social networking sites, were used to generate and follow news leads. <br />
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  • 4. WeatherZone post at 12.16pm<br />“sadly I think most won’t know until <br />the water starts lapping up at their homes”<br />
  • 5. Video posted to Facebook at 12.49pm<br />
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  • 7. Lockyer Creek gauge at Helidon<br />
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  • 18. Photos of missing people posted on <br />
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  • 22. Facebook posts:<br /><ul><li>Fiona : ‘trying to find information about Ken Smith of Twidales Rd, Helidon Spa. If anyone has heard if Ken is ok could you please let me know, my uncle Len from Canada is concerned.
  • 23. Reply six hours later: thanks everyone Ken called my parents this morning. Cheers.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Kylie: Do you know if John and Betty Gosper of Gosper's Rd, Murphy's Creek are ok? I'm very concerned for them!
  • 24. Reply next day: John and Betty are safe. Their phone line ran across the creek and is gone and unlikely to be reconnected in the short term but they are able to get in and out.</li></li></ul><li>
  • 25. Amanda GearingQUT student, MA (Research)email gearingap@bigpond.com<br />

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