You might have heard how Genesee and Lapeer counties closed down all their schools today and tomorrow due to rumors spreading across Facebook, Twitter, and texts.
But how could a rumor close so many schools?
Below is a Storify narrative of how one text message prompted a social media wildfire in southeast Michigan.
You can click on any of the linked text or images to follow the story further.
Elaine Ezekiel Michigan Radio Newsroom