Google Public Alerts will begin pulling in tweets to help save us from disasters

This could be great at getting information quickly, but also it seems that theres a chance a just a bunch of unofficial tweets. Maybe. Let’s see…


One of the most fascinating trends in recent years has been the increasingly important role Twitter plays in news coverage. From storms and tragedies to elections and celebrations, the commentary of every individual with a Twitter account is just a few clicks away, so Google is teaming up with the social network to begin including tweets in its Public Alerts service during times of crisis.

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