Digital mobilization in disaster response: the work & self-organization of on-line pet advocates in response to hurricane sandy

Abstract

This ethnographic study of a Facebook Page founded on 28 October 2012 in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy's US landfall reveals how on-line pet advocates--a large but loosely organized social movement--mobilized their ad hoc discretionary activities to more cooperative, organized work to assist numerous displaced pets. The investigation shows how innovations… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/2531602.2531633

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