The Washington Post has an interesting article about a man from Seattle that found a kidney donor on Facebook. He set up a page to chronicle his story and pushed it out through word of mouth. He found a donor in a friend of a friend.
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Stories like this are a heart-warming reality check reminding me that social media isn’t just analytics, games and apps. Sometimes social media can be used for good in the real (non-marketing) world.