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Cool new app helps westerners care about foreign tragedies

It's a simple solution.

 

Nayomi Reghay

Internet Culture

Published Jul 15, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 10:57 am CDT

Recent national tragedies have filled our Facebook feeds with heart-wrenching posts of grief and mourning.

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But not all tragedies get the same level of attention on social media—especially, if you’re a Westerner. It’s not that you don’t want to care about the daily suffering of distant developing nations, it’s just, well, harder to care.

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Fret not, for there’s an app for that. Say hello to Help Me Care.

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OK, so it’s not a real app. But we certainly know some folks who could use it.

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*First Published: Jul 15, 2016, 2:09 pm CDT