Pop quiz hotshot: there’s an ongoing crisis and a lack of official information. Where do you turn to get your news fix? If you’re like most people, you increasingly look to social media to fill the void. The trouble is, the information out there might not be accurate, according to a University of Texas at Austin study. The study’s authors say the report underlines the need for fast official responses. Check their finding and other nifty links in today’s bonus tracks from SmartBrief on Social Media.
- How social media can help in a crisis
- AP outlines controversial social media policy
- Is social media direct marketing?
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