While Mastodon is not Twitter, and some people are wondering about how things like #eqnz would work in a civil emergency, I'd like to remind people if you use the Mastodon website you can _follow_ a hashtag.

Most of the apps* don't yet support following hashtags, but they will put the posts to that hashtag to your feed.

*especially the official app



Well there is the @eqnz
bot people can follow if they want. Plus on local instances other people will post updates faster and get people connected.
Often talks about the need for government agencies to use the .
Hoping they will join as well, so emergency updates can be better conveyed.
Space to watch.

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