Some celebrities quit the social network Twitter when they feel their privacy is being invaded. Some quit after being dared to do so. Alicia Keys, on the other hand, decided to lead a group of celebrities to quit their respective social network accounts to raise $1 million for families in India and Africa affected by HIV/AIDS.
Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga has signed up to quit Twitter and Facebook in supposed of the new campaign called “Digital Life Sacrifice” as part of Alicia Keys’ AIDS charity “Keep a Child Alive.” Other celebrities taking part in the campaign are Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Ryan Seacrest, Elijah Wood, Serena Williams, Kim and Khloe Kardashian, Janelle Monae and Keys’ husband, Swizz Beatz.
Keys said not one celebrity who was approached about the campaign said no. The celebrities will begin their internet-free lives starting Wednesday, exactly on World AIDS Day. But don’t get mad on Alicia Keys just yet for keeping your idols off the internet. They will be back online once the charity raises $1million.
Alicia Keys told the Associated Press that donations will be accepted through her organization via text messages and bar-code technology.
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