Google Launches Chile Quake 'Person Finder'

Database allows people to seek or provide information
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 27, 2010 5:06 PM CST
Google Launches Chile Quake 'Person Finder'
A resident looks at a destroyed house in Talca, Chile, Saturday.   (AP Photo/Roberto Candia)

(Newser) – Google has launched a Person Finder for people seeking information about Chileans in the wake of today's earthquake. The tool allows people to choose between two options—"I'm looking for someone" or "I have information about someone," notes Mashable. The database is growing by the minute. Mashable itself is aggregating Twitter photos from Chileans here.
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