Google, Facebook help families, friends locate loved ones

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At a time when Nepal and parts of India have been convulsed by a devastating earthquake, modern web technology is turning out to be a boon as distressed family members are able to locate their loved ones.

Social networking website Facebook, and Google's Person Finder have helped locate the whereabouts of those stranded in quake-hit areas.

For instance, members of one Himmatramka family residing in Birgunj in Nepal marked themselves safe on Facebook. "Our relatives back in India were worried about our safety. So, we marked ourselves safe to inform them," said Nitesh Himmatramka.

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