Category Archives: Earthquake


The 5.8 magnitude earthquake of Mineral, VA (8/23/11) luckily only posted staggering figures in one area; social media. It produced more than 40,000 earthquake related tweets on Twitter, was discussed in over 3 million Facebook accounts, and caused Twitter to hit 5,000 tweets per second. Kenneth C. Wisnefski, founder and CEO of WebiMax, the nation’s read more…


With the devastating Earthquake and Tsunami that struck the country of Japan 1 week ago today, social media has stepped up immensely to assist in the efforts. The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has created a Twitter account for the nuclear power plants that are damaged and nearing a nuclear meltdown. The official TEPCO site read more…


Social Media continues to evolve into new roles. What started out as a way to send short updates to your friends where you’re going on campus, has recently made its presence on the world and economic stages. The crisis in Egypt last month and the earthquake and tsunami in Japan at the end of last read more…