Tuesday, June 03, 2008

3 Minutes' Silence in China

This is an astonishing example of how patterns of internet usage reflect everyday life.

3 minutes' silence was held in China at 2.28 on 19th May for the victims of the May 12th earthquake in Sichuan.

The chart shows that during this time the number of searches on Google fell dramatically, as people stopped what they were doing to pay respect.

Click here to see how to donate money to the earthquake survivor appeal through Save The Children

Or to donate from the UK

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