Netizen initiates donation drive for Samar fire incident

Netizen initiates donation drive for Samar fire incident

- A Facebook post detailing a town's tragic experience during a fire incident which left several families homeless has gone viral

- The post includes photos of the actual scene of a fire incident in Zone 1, Paranas Western Samar where authorities estimate structural damages at 15 million pesos

- The original post now has multiple shares from netizens who are hoping to get more donations, in cash and in kind, for the benefit of the victims

Social media is no longer just a tool for socialization.

Netizen initiates donation drive for Samar fire incident

Really tragic. Photo from fb.com

Fast forward to today, people online make use of platforms like Facebook and Twitter for more meaningful things.

For instance, it could be used as a tool to protest abusive and problematic government public policies.

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Netizen initiates donation drive for Samar fire incident

Sad day for the town. Photo from fb.com

Even average citizens can now go online and post his or her personal rants on Facebook.

In the past, the only way that people on the ground could express dissent from the government is if they're willing to go out into the streets and rally against government institutions.

Netizen initiates donation drive for Samar fire incident

Most houses are old and are made up of wood. Photo from fb.com

Social media however isn't just for rants and online debates, it could be used for something meaningful. Take this story for example.

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Netizen initiates donation drive for Samar fire incident

Tindog Paranas. Photo from fb.com

A Facebook post detailing a town's tragic experience during a fire incident which left several families homeless has gone viral.

The post includes photos of the actual scene of a fire incident in Zone 1, Paranas Western Samar where authorities estimate structural damages at 15 million pesos.

Netizen initiates donation drive for Samar fire incident

Actual post. Screenshot from fb.com

The original post now has multiple shares from netizens who are hoping to get more donations, in cash and in kind, for the benefit of the victims.

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One could only wish to be able to cheat death and tragedy just like this story.

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