Missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 prompts social media help

The Malaysia Airlines missing Boeing 777 plane flight number MH370, the plane was flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on Saturday with 239 on board but has since been a mystery on where or what happened to the plane.

Missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 prompts social media help

There are about 12 aircraft and ships from around the world searching for the Malaysia Airlines missing plane, those concerned are turning to social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter for all the latest news updates.

The latest news is via DigitalGlobe, a US-based satellite imaging company who has launched its very own search on crowdsourcing site Tommad to search for the Boeing 777.

Please do visit Tommod and log in, please do sign-up if you are not already with them. Images have been made available of the area suggesting where the plane may have crashed into the water, hopefully the plane has not crashed and some explanation can be reported soon.

When you visit Tommad you will see a message saying, “Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and its 239 passengers vanished from radar while en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur - Help us tag.”

Volunteers can see 3200 square kilometres of photos to search online with more to come. Visit the site and zoom in on a satellite image and if you think you see something drop a pin to tag it, the crowdsourcing site’s algorithm will determine if it is worth investigating if tags are found to be in the same location.

The area has been expanded from 50 nautical miles from where the plane had disappeared - over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam - to 100 nautical miles (115 miles; 185km).

Please do watch the latest news videos below concerning the Malaysia Airlines missing plane with flight number MH370, you can also visit CNN for an in-depth look into this mystery disappearance.

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