Last week, all of our thoughts were consumed with Boston. Everywhere you looked, there was never ending information streaming towards us – on TV, in newspapers, and especially on social media. Social media, being relatively new, is sometimes greeted with skepticism. Everyone is talking about it, but how does it actually apply to business continuity and disaster recovery? Well, take a look what David Nolan said about these social technologies in the fall of 2012. Since then we have already seen how social media can affect command and control, crisis management, and how we communicate. These effects can be both good and bad, helpful and disruptive. Regardless, it is something that we need to acknowledge.