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An RNLI crew member in Cornwall has told ITV West Country that a SOS using Facebook is very unusual.
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A teenager drowning off the Cornish Coast was saved after he used his phone to post an SOS message on Facebook.
With no signal to dial 999, the quick-thinking 18-year-old managed to type "STRANDED" on Facebook to raise the alarm.