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The Facebook Effect: Social Media Dramatically Boosts Organ Donor Registration

2013 26 Jun

Johns Hopkins researchers see 21-fold increase in a single day A social media push boosted the number of people who registered themselves as organ donors 21-fold in a single day, Johns Hopkins researchers found, suggesting social media might be an effective tool to address the stubborn organ shortage in the United States. The gains were made in May... Read more

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Facebook to Ask Users to Share Organ Donor Status

2012 18 Mar

Concept developed by two long-time friends, Facebook’s COO and a Johns Hopkins transplant surgeon When Harvard University friends Sheryl Sandberg and Andrew M. Cameron, M.D., Ph.D., met up at their 20th college reunion last spring, they got to talking. Sandberg knew that Cameron, a transplant surgeon at Johns Hopkins,... Read more