January 13, 2010

HAITI: Devasting news from the earthquake-hit country hit headlines

. SAN FRANCISCO, California / Mashable.com / January 13, 2010 By Ben Parr Co-Editor - Mashable.com There are thousands of Facebook and Twitter updates on the disaster appearing every minute. The web has been moved by the plight of the Haitian people. Social media has quickly become the first place where millions react to large-scale catastrophes. Our best wishes go out to the victims of this devastating natural disaster, as well as their families. Below is one of the examples of a collection of the most retweeted pictures coming out of Haiti, courtesy of TwitPic. [rc] More News The Telegraph, London Powerful earthquake devastates the Caribbean nation of Haiti Witnesses said the damage was staggering. Tens of thousands of people are estimated to be homeless. Picture: AFP/Getty Images Witness: A woman wails amidst the devastation in the Haitian capital. TIME / Eduardo Munoz / Reuters