Geoff Livingston in Mashable has assembled a list of “4 Social Media Efforts To Aid The Gulf Coast.” He writes:
The far-reaching Gulf oil spill tragedy has left many people feeling powerless to help out. But beyond the official Deep Horizon response, pockets of non-profits and people are starting to use social media tools to organize grassroots activities throughout the Gulf region. Hereâ€™s a quick look at four tools and efforts geared towards delivering aid and cleaning up crude oil in local coastal areas.
The four are: 1. Oil Reporter Apps, 2. Greater New Orleans Foundation Helps Local Fisherman, 3. National Wildlife Federation Organizing Local Teams, & 4. â€œAdopt a Beachâ€ with Crisis Commons. The full article can be found here.
The Oil Reporter app being used by citizens to report on the Gulf Oil Spill.