>> Thursday, January 14, 2010
It’s an old truism that people band together in times of grief. And the response to the disaster in
“As of midday Thursday, the Red Cross had raised some $3 million in donations via its text message campaign: Text "
On Facebook, over 91,000 people have joined the group “EVERY PERSON THAT JOINS WE WILL DONATE $1 TO HELP PEOPLE IN HAITI!.”
What’s also key is the interaction of mainstream and social media. While every news channel this morning reported from the ground in
Media working in concert to bring people together: now that’s social.
By the way, if you’re still thinking about a donation, check out this page at cnn.com for a list of fundraisers.
Hoping this finds you well,