Watch The Rapid Progression Of The #BringBackOurGirls Twitter Hashtag

Geotagged tweets from the #BringBackOurGirls Twitter campaign from April 23 to May 6. The Boko Haram terrorist network claimed responsibility Wednesday for the April 15 kidnapping of 276 teenage girls from their boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria.

1. A sample of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign:

2. First Lady Michelle Obama also took to Twitter Wednesday to say, “Our prayers are with the missing Nigerian girls and their families.”

3. This video shows the progression of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign as of May 6 from CartoDB:

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Michael Rusch is a socials editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Rusch was selected by Time as having one of the 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2013.
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