Social Media and Haiti Earth Quake -The Era of Digital Activism

Yes, it is now the revolution of Digital activism. I was surprised listening to the recent news “Text messages and social media raise $1.2 million for Haiti in a day”. Millions of people from different parts of world are sending text messages to number 90999 with every message sent you contribute $10 to the Haiti earthquake aid.

More importantly Social Media is helping spreading the word. A search on Twitter of the text number 90999 revealed an incredible number of results and an additional 1,000 tweets coming in during 10 minutes spent editing this post. With status messages on facebook, linkedin, myspace, instant messages, links to youtube videos of Haiti and earth quake scenes has helped spread the message like fire worldwide.

People are finding it easy to donate with no pain of unlimited procedures a simple text ‘Haiti’ to 90999 will help you serve the victims. What are you waiting for? Text Haiti to 90999 to donate $10 to the Red Cross for Earthquake relief in Haiti, it only takes a second.

Mobile + Social Media has helped raise huge amount, how simple!

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