Exploring information experience using social media during the 2011 Queensland floods: A pilot study

@inproceedings{Bunce2012ExploringIE,
  title={Exploring information experience using social media during the 2011 Queensland floods: A pilot study},
  author={Sharon Bunce and Helen L. Partridge and Kate M. Davis},
  year={2012}
}
Social media networks have emerged as a powerful tool in allowing collaboration and sharing of information during times of crisis (Axel Bruns, The Centre for Creative Industries Blog, comment posted January 19, 2011). The 2011 Queensland floods provided a unique opportunity to explore social media use during an emergency. This paper presents the findings of a pilot study that explored the information experiences of people using social media during the flooding of the Brisbane River. Analysis of… CONTINUE READING

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