Role Of Social Networking In Disaster Management: An Empirical Analysis

C Annamalai
2014 Zenodo  
Disasters, be it natural or technological, are usually unpredictable and managing disasters needs to be timely. The development of social media, in particular social network such as Facebook and Twitter, since the past two decades has enabled people to interact and share information through the internet. Furthermore, it helps transforming people from content consumers to content producers. Data collected was analysed using smartPLS 2.0 statistical software. The findings indicate that teachers
more » ... rceived role of social media in supporting disaster management on the five-dimensional constructs: Collectivity (CT), Connectivity (CN), Completeness (CS), Clarity (CS), and Collaboration (CB). The findings serve as a foundation of knowledge for future planning of disaster management education towards improving the teaching and learning of disaster management with social networking.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1000268 fatcat:rd3rjou6qjarfhv6xgldjmzmga