Fake Earthquake

Ken AshfordDisasters, Social Media & NetworkingLeave a Comment

If your Facebook or Twitter feed starts going off with buzz about a massive California earthquake in the next few hours, don't worry.  It's only a test.  A drill is planned by natural disaster experts at San Diego State University to test how social media would be used to respond to a crisis.

Unless, of course, there is an actual earthquake in California… which would be an unfortunate coincidence.