Month: November 2012

During Hurricane Sandy,  storm-related tweets peaked at 20 percent of the total Twitter search queries.

Social media use grows during Sandy crisis

Hurricane Sandy left an unprece­dented mark on the region, but it also sparked a social media storm. Last month’s hurricane brought unforeseen destruction in Westchester and power outages, but also raised the bar of platforms like Facebook and Twitter, which were shown to be effective–particularly via smart phones–communication tools during […]