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. 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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