Social Media Buzz: Hurricane Matthew Posts Dominate Online

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People try to cross the overflowing La Rouyonne river in the commune of Leogane, south of Port-au-Prince, in Haiti on Oct. 5, 2016. (Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images)

On social media today, there are images of people carrying children through waist-deep flooding in Haiti, or combing through wreckage from their homes. There are also appeals for donations to help the country.

In Florida, residents have been sharing images of their storm preparations and now storm damage, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has been tweeting out warnings and information to residents in Spanish and English.

Al Jazeera English’s Femi Oke joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to look at the storm news as it’s filtering through social media.


Femi Oke, host of “The Stream” on Al Jazeera English. She tweets @FemiOke.

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