Here's a few of the interesting posts on Social Media I've run across over the last week or so...
Social-networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter have become vital tools for volunteers as they wage a desperate, round-the-clock battle to protect Fargo from the river and spread the word about rising floodwaters.
Buzz alert: I'm definitely going to start saying ""Conversation Index" a lot now. Seriously though, an excellent (as always) post by Brian Solis.
A new tool I've just run across is Monitter
Real time streaming twitter search, by location (zip code) with an embeddable widget too.