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Jakarta Post

Twitter users go offline picking up litter in tourist spots

  • A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, April 23 2019   /  03:29 am

They visited Ragunan Zoo in South Jakarta during the holiday on Sunday with one aim: cleaning up the compound of any litter they spot. The young people are united under the Twitter hashtag #anaktwittermulung (Twitter kids pick up litter) with the spirit of helping to clean up the environment. Zoo visitor Achmad Januddin, 29, a resident of Tomang, West Jakarta, sat watching the Twitter handlers picking up the trash. Achmad came with his relatives to relax at the zoo, sitting on a bench, sheltering from the afternoon rain. “I still see some people littering, but now there are more people that are aware and help clean up the place. I don’t know who they are though, perhaps college students,” Achmad told The Jakarta Post on Sunday. The group of youngsters, who chose Ragunan Zoo as their venue on Sunday, started when Fauziah Fitri, 23, was having an evening picnic in Kota Tua, West Jaka...