Tech Talk: More Americans using Mobile Apps

According to a new study by the American Red Cross, more Americans are choosing mobile apps to help them in times of emergencies. The Red Cross has introduced apps for shelter locations, first aid tips and instruction and hurricane preparedness, the last of which also includes a flashlight feature as well as one-touch, “I’m safe” messaging that connects directly to the users’ social media channels Red Cross plans to unveil several other preparedness apps throughout the fall.

Links to the apps can be found at

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  1. Mobile applications have become commonplace in our everyday lives. Reading the morning news you can do with mobile apps all can be easily done with the development of mobile technology. outstanding.

  2. […] The release of the Earthquake app comes on the heels of a study by the American Red Cross on the use of social tools and mobile apps in emergencies. The American Red Cross have recently passed 1 million downloads of their First Aid and […]

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