Twitter helps Delhi police find family of lost woman with Alzheimer's

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Twitter Helps Delhi Police Find Family Of Lost Woman With Alzheimer's

Social media services like Twitter often serves as a valuable means of spreading important, time sensitive information.

The site was recently of immense help to Delhi police in reuniting a lost 80-year-old woman affected by Alzheimer's with her family.

On Sunday, she was attempting to return home after going to a temple, but couldn't remember directions.

The department's Deputy Commissioner took a photo of her, and then tweeted it along with the message, "Smt Kamla Gupta, 80..found in Ashok Vihar..unable to recall her address. If u identify pls contact PS Ashok Vihar."

That call for help was then shared in a Facebook group, and before long the message reached the right people.

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