Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Finding Evan Ratliff

Evan Ratliff Vanishing

Wired Magazine wanted to know if it's possible to just disappear and start a new life somewhere else. They promised their writer, Evan Ratliff, $3000 if he could stay hidden for a month, and they promised the internet crowd $5000 if they could find him.

It turns out that social media sites like Facebook and Twitter played a very big role in the hunt. The story is long but well worth reading.

Read the story

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