Homeland Security Digital Library

Earlier this month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a report outlining ways in which social media can be used to engage the community on preparedness. The report was created by the by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate and its Virtual Social Media Working Group (VSMWG). The report is “intended for use by all public safety disciplines and all agencies and organizations seeking to better understand and use social media and other web-based tools without having to ‘reinvent the wheel’ or spend hours searching for examples, policy templates or other use cases.”