Bringbackourgirls: @rescueourgirls

April 15th, 230 school girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists. The government in Nigerian is doing nothing to rescue these girls but we can. Of the 160,000 tweets from users who specify a location, more than half have come from Nigeria, followed by the US, the United Kingdom, South Africa and other countries, according to Crimson Hexagon data.

High-profile pop stars such as US singer Mary J Blige and the UK’s Jessie J have picked up on the story, and have generated thousands of re-tweets.

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