A really good read.
We’ve come a long way from placing missing children’s pictures on milk cartons. With the expansion of technology, alert systems to help locate missing children has gone high-tech. New systems like SecuraChild uses social-media networks, including Facebook and Twitter, to send out email blasts and text messages whenever a child is reported missing through the site.
An Amber Alert was issued yesterday afternoon by the CHP for a 13-year-old child from Oakland. The girl was abducted by a 35-year-old man driving a 2001 red Infiniti Qx3 sedan with California plates 6JFM648. How do I know that? I, like many other Android and iPhone users, received an alert on my phone. The emergency alert, which was sent via text, had vital information on the abduction. The first text I received was at 3:22 PM, while I was still in class. I received another one a few hours later, and an update…
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