4 responses to “The art of the hashtag for emergency management

  1. The use by QPS of #TCYasi seems to be something they learned in the first few days of the flooding in Brisbane – use a consistent tag. In the first few days of the floods, there were two or three hashtags in common use – by memory they were #bneflood(s) #qldflood(s) and#thebigwet (because we are Australian, after all). The QPS media folk and the broader audience converged over about a day to using #qldfloods, an intriguing example of the power of the crowd

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  4. Reblogged this on My Social Issue Awareness and Action Blog and commented:
    Social Media and Disasters and Hashtags

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