Column: Like Wildfire
September 28, 2016
Social media and the World Wide Web can be a great way to get important or relevant news out quickly. It's one of the boons created by the increasing relevance of technology in our daily lives. Just last week, I was able to use the Whitehall Ledger website to put out a breaking news story that a dinner had been rescheduled. It was convenient, and hopefully spread the word about the event.
On the same day, I was also able to witness firsthand the chaos web can create within a matter of moments.
I keep up with what's going on in my hometown through both social media and a variety of web si...