Crash Course in Social Media Assists Fire and Police Address Privacy Concerns
Short Summary: Online Webinar Series assists First Responders learn about which social media tools to use for public information hubs and emergency communications. A professional development series outlines privacy concerns and gives examples of appropriate use.
Victoria, BC, (July 29, 2009) – DailySplice, developer of the Podcast Station multimedia manager for streaming video and audio web content, has launched an online educational initiative for Police and Fire departments. The professional development series is for police and fire departments to learn and apply social media tools.
“Social media is a hot button. First Responders need reliable information about what tools make sense for them with budget and privacy constraints,” says DailySplice CEO, Rian Bowden.
The first in a series of webinars was delivered by Social Media Guru and Web Strategist, Chris Burdge of bwest.ca who discussed the application of new media in the First Responder industry. Burdge detailed real world applications of social media and examples of where technology such as podcasting has been used effectively.
The session was facilitated Bev McPhee, Professor of Communications at Royal Roads University, who said “Our goal with this series is to inform and educate. Social media is improving communications everywhere in today’s community, and extending the role of public relations into emergency services is a natural progression though there are privacy pitfalls that first responders should be aware of.” McPhee also emphasized the importance of using social media to disseminate public safety information to increase emergency preparedness and engage stakeholders.
Bowden concluded by saying that Saanich Police and the View Royal Fire Department both use the Podcast Station as a key component in their social media strategy. Dailysplice and e continue our strategy to educate and enlighten those in the emergency services industry.”
To register for free webinars, contact Mike Waraich, Marketing Coordinator, DailySplice Technologies at +1 (866) 334-3958
About DailySplice Technologies Inc
DailySplice is a leading developer of online multimedia management tools to make streaming audio and video content easy and quick for the non-developer. Users create an aggregated playlist of various podcasts either supplied by third parties or can broadcast their own content on custom branded Podcast Station™ based on the preferences of their target audience. The Podcast Station allows audio updates by cellphone and creates detailed analytics report so users can continuously monitor and assess the needs of their market. DailySplice augments its client offering with a free podcast directory with over 100,000 well-organized audio and video clips.
Mike Waraich, Marketing Coordinator
DailySplice Technologies Inc.
+1 (866) 334-3958