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When Twitter Saves the Day

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa, Arts & Culture, Citizen Media, Ideas
Carjacking victim in South Africa was rescued with a tweet

Carjacking victim in South Africa rescued with a tweet. One of many inspiring stories from #Twitterstories

Twitter is collecting life-changing and inspirational stories of Twitter use on a Twitter Stories [1] page launched in November 2011 [2]. One recent story describes how Twitter was used to help rescue the victim of a carjacking [3] in South Africa, another how a tweet helped a man find a kidney donor [4].

You can use the hashtag #Twitterstories [5] highlight other examples.

The photo above is by Twitter [6].