Would you use Twitter and Facebook instead of calling 911?

In this technologically inclined age, more people are utilizing social media such as Twitter and Facebook instead of being put on hold when calling 911.  It seems like that’s a crazy idea and how could you get a fast response from paramedics and other emergency personnel, but it is actually working.

In recent polls, many people stated that they would utilize Facebook and Twitter in the event of an emergency to get word to their friends and family that they are safe.  You can read more in this report from the American Red Cross, Social Media in Disasters and Emergencies

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