Refugees Are More Connected Than Ever. Rescuers Must Be Too | WIRED

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When you hear about refugees using apps to make their way across Europe, it’s often Facebook that saves the day. Google Maps and Google Translate help, and WhatsApp and Viber are vital tools, but Facebook functions as the default network. Important as it’s been, though, Facebook is a mess of chatter: disorganized, incomplete, and missing of-the-moment, on-the-ground input from host nations.


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04/17/2016, 20:54

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04/17/2016, 09:10