Read Quakebook, Remember Japan, Learn What Twitter Is All About

Earlier this week, I read Quakebook. To be more precise, I read it in one sitting. And I think you will, too. Otherwise known by the book’s official title, 2:46: Aftershocks: Stories from the Japan Earthquake, the book is a Twitter-sourced effort led by Our Man In Abiko. Bringing together stories from dozens of individuals […]

Twitter Accounts to Follow for Up-to-Date Tsunami Information

The most powerful earthquake to hit Japan in recorded history has created a powerful tsunami and mass destruction. Hundreds are dead, many more are missing, and evacuations are taking place throughout the Pacific to prevent future tsunami damage. At Twitter, we’ve just put @HawaiiRedCross live with pro-bono promoted crisis tweets — they’ve been doing a […]