Boston bombing lessons for social media


Happy to help my friends at 12News and azfamily as they were trying to make sense of a very crazy news week and how it played out on social media.

Boston bombing makes history on social media for speed and inaccuracy.

Social media has once again proved to be a critical way for people to stay informed during a tragedy.

Twitter’s advanced search can be a journalist’s good friend

I wrote this guide to Twitter’s advanced search for, my day job.

Twitter advanced searchJournalists can’t avoid hearing about the benefits of using Twitter and other social media tools … whether they believe them or not.

Well, the advanced search tool on Twitter may just help make believers of journalists hoping to find local sources for stories.

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