Here are a few tips on communicating with friends and family in and around the danger zone. Stay safe out there !
Hopefully you, friends and family are all safe.
For those of you trying to contact someone in the Boston area, use text messaging or better yet, a phone app. Keep the phone lines free for emergency use. Plus, texts have a better chance of going through in an emergency than a call.
If you are in the Boston area, consider unlocking your Wifi Networks so other people can communicate.
Lastly, Google's people finder service is now online. If you have information, or are looking for information on someone in Boston, check it out. http://google.org/personfinder/2013-boston-explosions/query?role=provide