Hurricane Sandy Social Media Resources – October 29 @ 5PM

Author: Disaster Social Network, IEM

What follows is a survey of photo, video, news and information content from social media resources and credible news sources. Hurricane Sandy is generating a lot of discussion and activity and people are sharing information and spreading news and content across all media.

Videos

Live Hurricane Sandy Coverage – The Weather Channel:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXMU2qwCVag

Coast Guard video of the HMS Bounty rescue:
http://youtu.be/UDlc1slA8PA

Rockaway Beach, NY – 10/29/12 – 8:30 a.m.:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GX4mG2dCB0&feature=share&list=UU3FdkQnUj0JFTBF6rEF5JuQ

Coney Island Pier as Hurricane Sandy approaches – 10/29/12:
https://twitter.com/search?q=%23RomneyStormTips&src=hash

Hurricane Sandy Hatteras Island – 10/28/12 – 11 a.m.:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvRvGmJAuNc

New Jersey residents prepare as Hurricane Sandy approaches:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-JtGGBIfE8

Twitter Hashtags/Trends

#Sandy
#CTSandy
#MDSandy
#Frankenstorm
“Northeast”
“East Coast”
“North Carolina”
“New Jersey”
#surge
#VASandy
“FEMA”
#Hurricane

Twitter Handles

@capitalweather
@NHCsurge

Blogs

NYT State-by-State Guide to Hurricane Sandy:
http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/29/state-by-state-guide-to-hurricane-sandy/

Telegraph (UK) Live Blog updates:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9639244/Hurricane-Sandy-October-28-as-it-happened.html

BBC News Live Hurricane Sandy updates:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20121635

Photo Galleries

Hurricane Sandy turns NY Subway into ghost towns:
http://mashable.com/2012/10/29/new-york-city-subway-empty/

Twitter Top Images for “Hurricane Sandy”:
https://twitter.com/i/#!/search/Hurricane+Sandy/slideshow/photos

News Articles

Hurricane Sandy and Washington, D.C.: Detailed storm timeline, maps, and frequent questions:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/post/hurricane-sandy-and-washington-dc-detailed-storm-timeline-maps-and-frequent-questions/2012/10/28/2c24af1a-2127-11e2-ac85-e669876c6a24_blog.html?hpid=z2

How Will Hurricane Sandy Affect the Internet? (mashable)

http://mashable.com/2012/10/28/hurricane-sandy-internet/

 

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