In Earthquake-Ravaged Nepal, the BBC Is Using Messaging App Viber to Share Information and Safety Tips

by: Joseph Lichterman | NiemanLab

In the aftermath of last week’s earthquake that devastated Nepal, BBC News is today launching an account on the messaging app Viber to publish news, information, and tips for staying safe as the country continues to recover.

 

Since the earthquake, the BBC World Service and BBC Nepali Service have added additional broadcasts and are sharing information over the air and online about things like where people can get aid and updates from the government on relief operations.

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