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Hurricane Sandy - Social Media Links

By October 28, 2012

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Instacane -- Instagram pics of Hurricane Sandy

With Hurricane Sandy bearing down on the East Coast, you may be looking for how to watch the storm on social media, especially if you lose TV and radio connections and have to turn to your cell phone.

Even if electrical power goes out, you may be able to keep your phone charged (at least in the aftermath of the storm) by plugging it into your car.

Here are some suggestions of apps to download, sites to see and people/groups to follow on social media:

News Sources in Hurricane Sandy's Path

Follow the Hurricane Chatter on Twitter and Social Search

Try searching Hurricane Sandy" on Topsy, a social search engine, to see a mix of what people are saying about the Hurricane through social media. Or check out Hurricane Sandy tags on Tumblr .

On Twitter, search for:

  • "Hurricane Sandy"
  • "sandy" or just
  • the hashtag #Sandy

To learn more about Twitter hashtags that might provide hurricane updates, read:

November 6, 2012 at 6:23 am
(1) zero360marketing says:

The social media did a fantastic job in order to keep updates on the storm to the people…good job!! this is the reason why social media is booming

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