Social Media Could Save Your Life

Social Media Could Save Your Life

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 616 , Segment 4

Episode: World Events, Hope Dealers, The Dead Zone

  • Aug 14, 2017 11:00 pm
  • 17:30 mins

Guest: Rob Grace, Doctoral Student of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State University When schools close due to bad weather, you can find announcements about it on traditional media like TV and radio, but increasingly, parents will get a text or maybe even a tweet informing them of schedule changes and actions they should take. Emergency services need to collect and receive information in real time and researchers at Penn State are eager to help connect locals with the help they need.

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