07 Mar '12, 9am

And this man, it's me ! - Man survives in Singapore through social media #smw2012 #smwsg #smwldn #CanManLondon

And this man, it's me ! - Man survives in Singapore through social media #smw2012 #smwsg #smwldn #CanManLondon

Martin helped out at Spizza on one of his tasks in Singapore. (Photo: Martin Pasquier) Can one survive in a different country on social media alone? The answer would be "yes", albeit with some difficulty according to Martin Pasquier, who spent a week in Singapore with just a smartphone, 10 items in his backpack and no cash. The 28-year-old Frenchman was in Singapore in February on the social experiment, "Can man live on social media alone?" as part of Social Media Week, wherein he linked up with locals via Facebook and Twitter in order to get help with accommodation, food and transport. Singaporean Daphne Chui participated in the same experiment, depending on Londoners to help her get around England's capital city. Even though Pasquier confessed that the experiment was very successful due to the warmth and generosity of Singaporeans, he was was cautious on whether another ...

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