1) Hello! Today I’m going to present my global perspective project called “How effective are social

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1) Hello! Today I’m going to present my global perspective project called “How effective are social networks for disaster relief?” It becomes clear that following talk will be about social networks and disaster relief. 2) So, all of you probably noticed the speed of technology’s development, and of course of social networks. And all of you agree that they become a necessary part of modern society. Along with that, we become the witnesses of disasters which are happening almost every day. It’s really awful to watch news because there are many catastrophes such as storms, hurricanes, earthquakes, terrorism or accidents between countries, which often lead people to sufferings and even deaths. But how do two different issues interact…show more content…
10) Now, it is an algorithm of all previous processes of help. “Upload photos and videos” , “Find or create facebook page” . “step3 use citizen help” “Wait for emergency response teams” 11) News on NHK world channel about quake hitting Japan 12) At that time, right after the disaster there are words about helping Japan and a monetary donation. 13) This cartoon proves that news on social networks are much quicker than from other sources, and they talk about disasters in Japan 14) Many social networks, like Facebook, support organizations such as Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Green Crescent, Red Cross etc. On Facebook pages, for instance, people who involved in assistance put the information about disasters, share ideas of how to normalize the way of help, put pictures of how the organization is working. Others, the evidences, watch it via social network and being registered there may join the organization. Thus, number of volunteers is growing sharply, in other words there are whole groups of people ready to start actions 15) However, there are some “contras” or opposite point in that issue of using social networks for disaster relief. The service warned that using social networks is taking risks. As report said, along with advantages of social media, there are drawbacks, too. He meant the sham or fake reports may diffuse (ю) via social networks, that is why people should not rely on technology, because there are some limitations

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