How Would Social Media React in a Disaster?

The Air Force is trying to learn how to manage social media in the event of a disaster or emergency situation. A recent Sources Sought notice is looking for a Disaster Management system that could mirror how social media sites might react.  The system would set up a dummy site where researchers could upload and stream videos, stories, photographs and blogs that look and function like current social media sites, to simulate social media postings from thousands of users after a major calamity. Potential scenarios could be a natural event such as a hurricane, or a terrorist attack.

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