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Social Media Buzzes With Responses to NYC Bombing

Impacting Travel | Gabe Zaldivar | September 19, 2016

Social Media Buzzes With Responses to NYC Bombing

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On Saturday, a bomb exploded in Seaside Park and another in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood.

Social media offered a glimpse of the overall reaction from the region and for a nation that continues to move and travel amid troubling times. As many stated at the time on Saturday, panic and disorder were, thankfully, at an absolute minimum.

Nate Silver had this to offer via Twitter.

While an initial reaction to the weekend’s series of explosions and bomb discoveries, Silver states that New York was calm on September 17. This is not, in any way, to say that the series of events weren’t absolutely horrifying to those injured or in any way affected by the explosions, but it's worth noting the stark social media response between those in and outside of the city.

BuzzFeed News’ Karla Zabs has this tweet from Saturday.

Here are some more tweets from the area over the weekend:

Josh Marshall tweets out a link to myriad images he took of the ensuing crime scene that is being covered by officials at the moment.

Video and images of various devices pored over the transom of the Internet.

Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump had thoughts on the events.

Members of The View sounded off on their thoughts after a weekend of awful events played out through the area.

Senator Tammy Baldwin offered thanks to those who go above and beyond time and again.

As CNBC reports, officials decided to send a mobile push to users to track down suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami.

READ MORE: US Leaders Weigh In on NYC Explosion

Photographer Joseph Brennan Instagrammed this image.

The caption: “Leaving NYC today, where life goes on normally in an incredibly resilient city. As always, these events should help us empathize with those facing far worse threats with a far weaker state infrastructure to respond. A dumpster bomb in NYC with 1000 deployed to respond is a far cry from the horrors of extremism and state breakdown plaguing so many people. Now, back to photos of Beijing.”

By Monday, President Obama was calling for overall calm and perseverance:

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