YouTube Person Finder Helps Tsunami Victims Find Their Friends & Families

The YouTube Person Finder channel aggregates video messages from earthquake victims to help victims and families find one another and establish each other's safety.

On the day that the tragic earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan, Google launched a Person Finder app to help people find their friends and loved ones who were among the tsunami victims. Over the weekend, Google’s YouTube launched a Person Finder channel of their own. The YouTube Person Finder channel aggregates video messages from earthquake victims to help victims and families find one another.

Tai Hasagawa, Product Marketing Manager at YouTube, announced the YouTube Person Finder on the YouTube blog. Tai writes: