TikTok isn’t only useful for practical health information—although doctors and nurses have been showing off some killer moves over the past few weeks, and reaching teenagers who might otherwise be missed by the UK government’s lacking communication strategy. It is also providing a sense of community, something that is more and more important as the possibility of lockdown looms longer, and digital spaces shift from being a secondary aspect of our social lives, to being a an essential space for maintaining social connections. For teenagers, this is particularly important.
Fruit d’une collaboration entre Facebook Inc., le Ministère de la Santé Publique et l’UNICEF, le Niger a officiellement lancé ce jour un « ChatBot » sur le réseau social Whatsapp, pour permettre à tous les utilisateurs de disposer d’informations fiables et à jour sur la situation du Covid-19 au Niger et pour répondre à tout questionnement autour de la maladie.
Witness Media Lab has set up this page to support those using video to protect human rights during this pandemic. In the coming weeks their team will be working hard to tailor, translate, adapt and create new resources. They will also be highlighting examples of videos from around the world that are exposing the unseen impacts of this crisis and telling stories some governments would prefer remained hidden.