Friday, September 14, 2012

FB Organ Donations Idea A Bust

I reported on this rather bizarre happening in May – trying to use Facebook to garner organ donors. Turns out it was quite a bust.
Facebook Organ Donation Scheme Fizzles
As many as 100,000 Facebook users worldwide signed up to be organ donors last May when the social network added a feature that allowed people to link to organ donation registries. But the number of new donors generated by the Facebook announcement trailed off rapidly, according to a recent commentary in the Bioethics Forum, the blog of the Hastings Center Report. more

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