Google relaunched its Person Finder to help identify those affected by the 7.5-magnitude earthquake that hit Afghanistan on Monday, sending tremors in Pakistan and India. More than 100 are confirmed dead, and the number is expected to rise

As countries begin to assess the extent of the damage, Google’s tool allows users to search for a loved one by name. The tool essentially crowdsources information to build a public database

Google also deployed the tool after the Nepal earthquake earlier this year

There is, however, one important caveat: Google says it does not review or verify the information. Read more…

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Google is tracking victims of the Afghanistan-Pakistan earthquake