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Use of Social Media Outlets Are Changing Crisis Communications

May 28, 2009 2:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Consumer-driven media such as blogs, Facebook and Twitter have completely changed the way information is passed. The days where people rely solely on professional news outlets and government agencies are long gone. According to an article on University of Texas at Austin’s website, this unregulated flow of information can quickly lead to misinformation if industry professionals do not react quickly in a crisis situation.