The Miami Airport Twitter feed is working overtime to correct Hurricane Irma misinformation


The people running social media for Miami International Airport deserve some hazard pay.

The airport’s Twitter feed has been feverishly countering bad information and responding to inquiries, as Florida is slammed by Hurricane Irma.

The airport, which sits on the southeastern tip of Florida, is currently closed due to the massive storm. That hasn’t stopped its social media account from responding to requests over several days.

On Sunday, the account also proactively corrected people who tweeted out video of a flooded airport with claims that it was a scene from Miami. The video is from a flood at Mexico City’s airport. Read more…

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