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Social Media and Tsunami News

After a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off Japan, triggering a massive tsunami that devastated the country, communities around the Pacific braced themselves for impact. People in Hawaii were ready. Indeed, from government officials to emergency planners to everyday citizens, the tsunami warning was a repeat of events last February, when another tsunami warning kicked off a torrent of reports and comments across Twitter and social … Continue reading Social Media and Tsunami News