Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Facebook offers to donate organs

Facebook offers to donate organs
At the initiative of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg introduces a new option. In the "Life Event" will appear in the timeline graph profile "organ donor". It shows the user whether it is an organ donor. At the same organ (s) are not specified and the user can make this information public or to hide. Those who suggest that are donors can specify where and when they embarked on the record and tell you why it took such a decision. Those who are not donors, called the reference to registration in the relevant medical institution.Donor agencies to Facebook
In an interview, Mark Zuckerberg said that heard about the problems of people who need donor organs and have to wait for them for years. "Experts in the field of medicine is considered: the more people will be informed about the problem, the more there willing to help," says Mark. Thanks to his girlfriend, a student of the Faculty of Medicine, Mark thought about a new option for Facebook. And he remembers the stories of Steve Jobs, with whom Mark was friends, at that time, the great founder of Apple donor liver transplant done.
While the option "organ donor" is enabled only for users in the U.S. and the UK. Lawyers Facebook assess the situation in countries where organ donation is prohibited or permitted by law.

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