Thousands of Twitterers Respond to a Small Earthquake Before the Media

The power of Twitter and social media. Luckily, it sounds like a minor earthquake.

I just received a Tweet from a new connect @hannah_grenade regarding a small earthquake in So Cal. Only a few minutes later, over 2800 and growing Twitter users have sent out a Tweet about it.

San Bernardino Earthquake

CNN is fast, although here is their current headline:

CNN

Talk about fast. It’s 10:22 (8:22 PST) and CNN has now mentioned it. This isn’t the first time I’ve seen connections from Twitter come out with news before the mainstream media.

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