Posted by: therea1long | January 28, 2011

Social Media Helped Donate Millions to Haiti Earthquake Victims

In today’s culture social media for pro athletes seem to be ways for them to make money or to increase their popularity. Social media is a powerful tool that ran reach millions of people all over the world in a matter of seconds. With a click of a button someone in Asia can access something that was posted in America. In the midst of the catastrophic Haiti earthquake many athletes turned to Twitter and facebook to reach their fans in hopes so receiving donations to help the victims and their families in Haiti. Because of the power of social media millions of dollars was raised and countless lives were spared because of this. Influential messages and videos posted by pro athletes to fans urging them to donate may seem like a small task to one person, but when it reaches millions of people it can make a world of difference.

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/2010/01/14/2010-01-14_athletes_using_twitter_facebook_to_aid_victims.html

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