FireChat Alerts could help spread vital information in offline and disaster-stricken areas — TechCrunch

Decentralized chat app FireChat is adding a new feature that could help disseminate critical info like storm warnings, health advisories and so on when the normal communications grid is down. [related_articles]Truth be told, Alerts aren’t terribly different from the normal chat function, which passes data from phone to phone over an ad-hoc network that doesn’t […]

via FireChat Alerts could help spread vital information in offline and disaster-stricken areas — TechCrunch

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