The power of social-media

I mentioned on a previous post I’ve learned of breaking news by way of Twitter. Today’s plane crash of an US Airways flight into the Hudson River was no different.

However, this photo from a man on one of the rescue boats, via iPhone & Twitter, is almost unreal.

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The photo was taken by Janis Krums with the message, “There’s a plane in the Hudson. I’m on the ferry going to pick up the people. Crazy.”. Very cool and powerful at once.

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~ by Steve L. on January 15, 2009.

One Response to “The power of social-media”

  1. I’m glad no one was hurt in the crash, sounds like the pilot did a great job

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