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Social Media and the Christchurch Quake

March 5, 2011

Christchurch Quake, Papanui Road Feb. 22 2011 Tim Musson (cc-by-sa)

People have found innovative ways to use the Internet to share news, locate people, and provide information about where to find help and services. TVNZ broadcast this report about the use of the eqnz hash tag on Twitter, the google Person Finder, and the Christchurch Recovery Map. The Read Write Web and the SocialMedaNZ site have also discussed the use of Twitter and YouTube in the aftermath of the disaster.

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