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Facebook adds organ donor status to Timeline

The Verge
Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Facebook adds organ donor status to TimelineFacebook is now making it possible for its millions of users to publicly declare their organ donor status on their timelines. The move has the potential to help the over 114,000 people in the US and millions abroad waiting for transplants, both by spreading knowledge about organ transplantation and providing an online record of your registration.

You can add your donor status from the Health and Wellness menu in the Life Event pane. From here you can fill in when and where you registered to be a donor and add a personal story about your decision, if you're so inclined. Facebook also provides a link to help you find the appropriate registry if you haven't yet officially signed up. It looks like the update isn't live everywhere yet (it...
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