Applications developed using Web 2.0 technologies, such as social media sites, blogs, wikis etc., have had a profound impact on people's ability to interact and collaborate, and to generate and share content publically through virtual environments. During recent natural disasters there has been an impressive response effort, through web 2.0 technologies, from citizens (digital humanitarians). Tools have been developed overnight to help people find food, shelter or missing relatives or friends. There are examples of how social media, or a mechanism to connect people together, enables people to share feelings and better cope with their situation knowing that others are also experiencing the same problems.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2018|
|Event||EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria - |
Duration: 8 Apr 2018 → 13 Apr 2018
|Conference||EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria|
|Period||8/04/18 → 13/04/18|