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Disaster Communications in a Changing Media World, 2nd Edition by Kim S Haddow, George Haddow

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Glossary of Terms

This Glossary of Terms is subdivided into three sections: (1) Social Media Terms; (2) Traditional Media Terms; and (3) Emergency Management Terms.

Social Media Terms

Blogging The act of maintaining or adding content to a discussion or informational site on the World Wide Web; content entries are typically displayed in reverse chronological order.

Crowdsourcing The practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, especially from an online community.

Facebook The world’s largest social networking service.

Flickr An image-hosting and video-hosting website, Web services suite, and online community.

Foursquare A social networking tool that allows users to post their ...

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