Social sharing is good for organ-donation rates, researchers say

07/9/2013 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Social Media

Facebook's decision to allow users to share their organ-donor status is increasing the number of people willing to donate their organs, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University. The connectivity fostered by the network is also leading to an increase in live donations, with people now more likely to donate organs such as kidneys to a friend or relative. "It's the power of social networking as a source for public good," says transplant surgeon and study leader Andrew Cameron.

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