Social media and breaking news

The meteor that streaked across the sky last night in Southeast Michigan immediately brought people to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube to share images and ask questions. Here’s one way to bring all those things together: A “storify” of the breaking story.

Author: Nancy Hanus

Nancy Hanus is a journalist, digital strategist and educator. She formerly was director of digital strategy and audience development at Crain's Detroit Business and Crain's Cleveland Business; regional editor at; and director of new media at The Detroit News.

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