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Google and Facebook offer support after Nepal earthquake

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Google and Facebook offer support after Nepal earthquake

When disaster strikes, technology can often be put to good use. Following the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal this week, Google and Facebook are among the companies helping those in the area, as well as people looking for friends and relatives.

Google’s People Finder does very much what it says on the tin. It’s a very simple website that enables people to publish requests for information about loved ones, as well as giving those with information somewhere to share it. Facebook’s Nepal Earthquake Safety Check provides a similar feature.

Google People Finder can be accessed through mobile devices or computers, and …Continue reading on BetaNews

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