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the weather and social media


whilst the news about our weather hasnt been great – one of the best uses of social media has emerged… and that is – the spreading of important news via social media platforms.

Queensland authorities, the Victorian Police and Weather Bureau have certainly displayed their talents in these areas this past 24 hours.

as have many other emergency services. they have certainly grasped the full capability and use of this new platform to expert levels and it is inspiring to see.

of course – as with everything – there are limitations. not being able to charge mobile fones being the main offender, but seriously…it wont take the world long to sort that issue out.


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  1. jimbob51
    January 13, 2011 at 10:42 am

    @QPSmedia is the Queensland Police Media arm whom have been using Twitter to ensure the right information comes straight from the horses mouth. Wonderful use of Social Media

    • January 13, 2011 at 11:03 am

      amazingly i actually forgot to mention all the queensland services who have been online – but they are a given in this current scenario!! thanks for the share & name jimbo 🙂 xc

      • jimbob51
        January 13, 2011 at 11:08 am

        Yep and good old SAPOL do not – only State without a Twitter presence

      • January 13, 2011 at 11:22 am

        am not surprised unfortunately 😦

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