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Facebook Organ Donation

Facebook: The Key To Boosting Organ Donor Registration?

Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living

In May 2012, Facebook gave users an option to share their status as an organ donor on the social media site, and also provided access to links where p...

WATCH: Wisconsin Woman Offers Kidney On Facebook

Posted 04.02.2013 | Black Voices

Natasha Coe's February 3, 2010 Facebook status was not a typical one. "I think I may donate one of my kidneys. If anyone knows someone on the waiting ...

Finding An Old Friend, And A Kidney, On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 06.19.2012 | Good News

Facebook is known for being the place to reconnect with old friends, but a Tampa Bay area resident named Hannah Craig recently found that it can also ...

What Impact Will Facebook Have On Organ Donations?

| Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living

By Larry Greenemeier (Click here for the original article) Since launching in February 2004, Facebook has proved highly effective at creating opp...

Facebook's Campaign: Click a Button and Save a Life

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 07.10.2012 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

We may declare ourselves to be donors on our driver's licenses, or we may choose to make organ donation part of a living will -- these steps carry legal weight. Checking off the equivalent of a "like" button on a Facebook profile arguably doesn't.

The Science Of Social Pressure

| Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living

By Krystal D'Costa (Click here for the original article) By now you’ve undoubtedly heard that Facebook allows people to share their organ donor ...

Facebook and Organ Donation: What's Your Status?

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 07.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Harnessing the power of social media for any social good is to be commended, and the issue of organ donation is near and dear to my heart (and kidneys).

Facebook Organ Donor Tool: "Like"

Victoria Comella | Posted 07.01.2012 | Impact
Victoria Comella

The whole concept of organ donation isn't something that most people think about very often, unless of course you happen to know someone who has done it or if you're walking around with a heart that isn't your own. I fall in the former category.

SLIDESHOW: 5 Inspiring Facebook Organ Donation Stories

Posted 05.16.2012 | Impact

Facebook has announced a status update with real impact. A new feature will allow users to share the fact that they are an organ donor, spreading a...

Some In Need Of A Kidney Turn To Facebook For Help

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 03.02.2012 | Impact

SEATTLE — Here's another reason for holdouts to join the social media site Facebook: It's a great place to find a kidney. Between the kid photo...