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Twitter Saves Lives

Posted By: Skylar Bergl

Looking for one more reason to join Twitter? It could save your life. According to this Associated Press article from this morning, it could end up helping save your life if you’re smart enough. Kosuke Tsuneoka, a Japanese freelance reporter who was captured in Afghanistan five months ago, successfully got himself freed by tricking his captors after they asked how to use the cell phone that they had. Even though it’s apparent that they never actually planned to kill him, the message here is about how he ended up getting himself free. Continue reading