Social Media by Storm: Viewers Share Photos & Video of Damage

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NORTH TEXAS -- What do you do when the power goes out and the sirens start? Well, social media and your cell phone become a lifeline and a support -- your grandparents never had.

These alerts we all got, made nothing else matter...

Suddenly, so many people became eyes and ears of a holiday surprise no one wanted. From Garland to Copeville, we got our first looks of what these storms had done. And as quickly as the storms hit, hashtags #PrayForTexas and #PrayForRowlett took over social media consciousness.

 

At times, the Internet can be filled with mindless banter no one cares about, but it's times like this you feel like you can't live without it.

https://twitter.com/RavenHUWolf/status/680965869447462912

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