Twitter could be confusing people who need crucial hurricane information
BOULDER, Colo. -- As a potentially monster storm heads for the Southeast coast, a Twitter storm of hurricane information is flooding social media. On Tuesday, #HurricaneFlorence was trending on Twitter with information about forecasts, potential impacts and evacuation information. A team of researchers at the University of Colorado is sifting through the millions of tweets to study how social media influences the public’s response to hurricanes.