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Twitter Expands Its Alert System Twitter Expands Its Alert System

Twitter launched a new alert system for emergencies and other important information back in September. This morning, the company announced that it is expanding into the UK and Ireland. Nearly sixty accounts in the region have signed up to participate. …

Twitter Launches Alert System For Emergencies And Other Important Info Twitter Launches Alert System For Emergencies And Other Important Info
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Twitter announced today that it has launched a new emergency feature called Twitter Alerts, which lets credible organizations get important information out to people via notifications. Users can sign up for alerts on an account-by-account basis. Once you subscribe to …

Hyperloop: Here’s How An Emergency Situation Would Play Out Hyperloop: Here’s How An Emergency Situation Would Play Out
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On Monday, Elon Musk unveiled his detailed plans for the long-anticipated Hyperloop project, a futuristic transportation system that would make a trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles just over a half an hour long (here’s the initial proposed route). …

Twitter in Emergencies

I can remember several episodes from my life in which I was at the emergency room with my wife, son, or daughter, while family members waited anxiously for word. At other times, I was on the waiting end, pacing and wondering exactly what was going on.