Social media connects billions of people all over the world and those connections can even include missing children. According to FindYourMissingChild.org more than 1.3 million children under the age of 18 go missing every single year.
FYMC helps parents find their missing child by implementing sound Facebook, Twitter and YouTube search techniques.
The organizations mission statement read:
“Find Your Missing Child develops social media resources for the parents of missing and runaway children and the organizations serving that community.”
The organization says social media not only helps find children, it gives parents peace of mind since they can become actively engaged in the search pricess.
What type of actions can parents take to find their missing child? Finding Your Missing Child offers the following pieces of advice:
- Create a Facebook Page
- Create a Viral Email
- Establish a YouTube Channel
- Set Up a Twitter Account
Want more information about the organization and its tips for using social media to help find missing children? Check out the infographic below: