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Facebook status boosts organ donor registration; how to update yours - Washington Times

Facebook status boosts organ donor registration; how to update yours - Washington Times | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

The effect that the Facebook timeline initiative had on organ donor registrations in 2012 is the subject of this article published online via the Washington Times WASHINGTON, June 24, 2013.

 

A study published last week in the American Journal of Transplantation showed that Facebook's addition of an organ donor option led to an increase in the rates of registration across the United States. Extra information is provided on how this Facebook initiative came about, as well as why there was variance seen in the rates of registration.

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This article will be of interest to anyone who is involved in using web 2.0 technology (via social media platforms) for advocacy on organ donation

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Facebook and organ donor status – Interesting discussion via k8lin.com

Facebook and organ donor status – Interesting discussion via k8lin.com | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

Will the Facebook organ donation initiative actually lead to an actual increase in the dnor rate? What is the evidence to support this initiative leading to a sustained alteration in the rates of organ donation?

 

This interesting blog post about Facebook and organ donation has been sourced via Twitter from @k8lin http://t.co/UAkS51i7.......... If you have links to the organ donation sector this may be of interest.

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