Last summer, I wrote a blog post on The Earthquake Heard Around Social Media. You remember, the day where earthquakes hit both Colorado and New York and everyone went crazy on social media and posted anything they knew about what was happening in realtime? I made the point that social media, and Twitter specifically, is becoming one of the first places people find out about breaking news.
Now, on a day like today, I can’t help but wonder if Twitter is changing news again. This time it’s a little different. Continue reading