Social Media in Times of Crisis
Since we use social media more and more everyday, it has found ways to affect all aspects of our lives. Today, social media even serves as a news source where we can find out about major events happening across the world. The most recent example is the incident in the naval yard in Washington, D.C., which instantly began trending across major social networks. Twitter is now used so commonly as a constant news stream to keep the rest of the world up to date.