25 May '13, 1pm

Social media's role in natural disasters

Social media's role in natural disasters

By Kornchanok Raksaseri The Nation/Asia News Network Saturday, May 25, 2013 BANGKOK - I almost wrote that Thailand's hero of the week is social media, after the news last week of a 17-year-old girl rescued from prostitution in South Korea after she used Facebook to alert authorities. RELATED STORIES Thai teenager's sex slavery claim doubted Aunt sold girl, 17, for sex work in Korea IT-savvy youth hold key to strong family bonds Social media was again in the news on Tuesday, for its role in disseminating news during a blackout in 14 provinces of southern Thailand. The advantages of social media in connecting people is clear. During the blackout - in addition to being able to check for updates on the situation - journalists were able to make use of public participation and whether it was coming from first or second hand sources. In short, mobile devices enabled them to follo...

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