"With Your Help... We Begin to Heal": Social Media Expressions of Gratitude in the Aftermath of Disaster

Jessica Vitak
Jessica Vitak
Clay Fink
Clay Fink

SBP-BRiMS, pp. 226-236, 2016.

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Abstract:

In the aftermath of disasters, communities struggle to recover from the physical and emotional tolls of the event, often without needed social support. Social media may serve to bridge the distance between the affected community and those outside who are willing to offer support. This exploratory study uses Twitter as a lens for examining...More

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