Fire and emergency authorities may soon use sites such

Fire and emergency authorities may soon use sites such as Instagram and Facebook to warn people about bushfires, an information systems expert says.

Katina Michael, associate professor at the school of information systems and technology at the University of Wollongong, says people are increasingly using micro-blogging sites, such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, to record bushfires.

Citation: January 23, 2013, "Fire and emergency authorities may soon use sites such", The Daily Advertiser, p. 16.