Tech Break

Feb 9th 2017

Tech Break 3685

Can Social Media Help Real Communities?

You can help with shelter, food, or even transportation.
Category: TWiT Bits

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone speak to Josh Constine, Editor-at-Large from TechCrunch, about Facebook's new Community Help program. If you've ever read about people in crisis online and hoped you could help, you're in luck. Facebook has launched a new a way to put your money where your thoughts and prayers are. Community Help doesn't just let you send money to people or organizations in need, you can help with shelter, food, or even transportation. We discuss the safety issues and how other social media networks, like Twitter, can help harness the energy from tweets into helping our neighbors in need.

Full episode can be seen at twit.tv/tnt/1702

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