Twitter and Homeless People

“Blogging and tweeting might be among the last hobbies you’d list for a homeless person, but some down-and-out people have embraced social media in such a way that it’s actually garnered them needed assistance — everything from food and diapers for children to counseling and housing.

“I did not believe in social networking before I ended up on the streets,” says Rd Plasschaert, who became homeless last year. “It’s the way people are finding housing. It’s the way people are finding food banks.” – READ MORE

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