This article references the use of social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter in emergencies and disasters such as the Red River flooding near Fargo. Johnson County Emergency Management & Homeland Security understands the need to prepare to communicate with the general public in as many ways as possible during the adverse conditions caused by an emergency or disaster. Consequently, Johnson County has embraced social networking as one of our many ways to communicate with the public. We maintain these blogs as well as a Facebook page, Twitter Stream, and YouTube channel. We would love for you to follow us!