Politics & Social Media

By sm4em


Yes, this blog has been quiet.

No, that doesn’t mean I’ve wandered away from social media.

For the past 2 months, I’ve been living behind a Facebook Page alias and supporting a local political campaign.

And, if you really want to know what managing an emergency might feel like on social media, join a locally controversial political campaign. It can be difficult to simulate the amount of traffic, engagement and rumors when you are preparing to handle emergency events, but politics can provide an excellent microcosm of a crisis environment.

Some of the key things that you will learn are: