Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Multiply became the sources of information during Typhoon Ondoy’s/ Ketsana’s onslaught to the Philippines. People from different areas uploaded videos and pictures of the typhoon’s massive destruction. Through these sites, citizens all over the world were able to view the force of Ondoy/ Ketsana in our country.
Eventually, these sites also became the avenue for help and rescue. Updates, modes of donations, heroic stories and rescue operations were constantly posted in these social networking sites.
In Twitterland, Hollywood celebrities also took part in this worldwide effort to save and help the victims of the typhoon.