Tracking Swine Flu on Google, Twitter

AllThingsD – In the wake of the outbreak of swine flu, a debate is emerging as to whether social networking sites and technology are just creating panic rather than helping the populace stay informed. On Twitter, the terms “swine flu,” “#swineflu,” “CDC” and “Mexico” were among the top phrases used on the social messaging service on Monday, after the U.S. declared a public health emergency.”

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