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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

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Hawaii Social Media Seminar

Technology News Bytes, which describes itself as “Hawaii’s leading technology news network,” is hosting a Hawaii Social Media Seminar on Thursday, April 14. The main event includes three sessions and a lunch panel focused on group buying services. A “Tweet-Up” will follow, featuring a separate panel of local bloggers and social media users. Taking place at Dave and Busters at Ward Center, the seminar is billed … Continue reading Hawaii Social Media Seminar