I keep wondering if the current fires in southern California are the first Web 2.0 disaster. No, not for the whole idea of Web 2.0, or even for a specific company, just the first disaster to use wholesale the various Web 2.0-ish technologies.
- A live Google Maps mashup of incident information on a regional map
- A continuous Twitter feed of breaking news
- A major newspaper using a Blogspot blog instead of its own website to break news and allow community conversations