11 Mar '11, 12pm

To contact loved ones in #quake-struck #Japan, use #Facebook

To contact loved ones in #quake-struck #Japan, use #Facebook

The phone lines are down, but email and internet access are still available in quake-struck Japan, says STOMPer Shen's friends in Tokyo. The STOMPer points out that Facebook can be used to communicate with friends in Japan before the phone service is restored. A massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit northern Japan at 1.46pm Singapore time today , unleashing huge tsunamis along its Pacific coast. The STOMPer wrote: "My friends in Tokyo says that the phone lines are down but email and internet are still running. "I have been contacting their loved ones in Hong Kong and Singapore to let them know that they are safe. "I suggest that for those of us who have friends in Japan to communicate via Facebook, before the phone lines are up again. "For those who are stuck in Japan and wish for us to help contact their loved ones outside Japan, please email us at: [email protected] or i...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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