I finally tackled my soundcloud post! (sorry about the croaky voice and sniffles though).

I decided to use Facebook and Twitter’s engagement with Nepal’s Earthquake as an example of the way the internet is enabling us to communicated many-to-many (Clay Shirky), and how media platforms give us the ability to produce our own immediate content as well as connecting groups to help those in need.

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Sources:

http://media1.s-nbcnews.com/i/newscms/2015_18/996991/150427-nepal-quake-jhc-1326_d9fc2b306d8be4d170e2c954611f545a.JPG

https://globalvoicesonline.org/2015/04/26/global-social-media-lifeline-in-nepal-earthquake-aftermath/

http://recode.net/2014/10/15/facebook-adds-emergency-check-in-feature-for-natural-disasters/

http://recode.net/2015/04/30/seven-million-people-used-facebooks-check-in-feature-after-nepal-earthquake/

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/tech-news/Nepal-earthquake-Facebook-users-donate-10-million/articleshow/47129238.cms