The social media campaign to raise awareness of over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in northern Nigeria has reached more than one million tweets.
Celebrities including actress Jessica Biel, supermodel Iman and human rights advocate Bianca Jagger have joined the #BringBackOurGirls campaign:
Shame on Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan for failing to take action to rescue the abducted schoolgirls. #BringBackOurGirls
The #BringBackOurGirls hashtag has been tweeted 1.2 million times.
The Nigerian military has flown more than 300 sorties in the hunt for the abducted schoolgirls, a Major has told ITV News' Rageh Omaar.
A newly released video from Boko Haram reportedly shows the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls.
The man who started a viral hashtag campaign in support of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls says it has forced the government to act.