Infographic: The remarkable power of social media during the Calgary floods


This infographic, borne of more than 50 hours’ work, crunches the numbers – and they’re staggering. It also reveals that the most popular posts during the time were not, as many would expect, photos of devastation and voyeuristic glimpses into the disaster, but instead the posts that shared stories around community support, volunteering and philanthropy. Oh, and the ridiculously photogenic firefighter. Check out how many impressions that one got.

Infographic: The remarkable power of social media during the Calgary floods | SMI.

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