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Facebook Now Lets You Advertise Your Organs on Your Profile

By Clay DillowPosted 05.01.2012 at 1:03

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2012-05/facebook-now-lets-you-list-your-organ-donor-status-your-profile

There are currently 114,000 people waiting for organ transplants in the U.S., and roughly 7,000 of them die every year while awaiting a donor organ to become available. Meanwhile, there are 161 million Americans on Facebook. That math must have seemed pretty simple to Mark Zuckerberg and company at Facebook HQ, where the team has just added organ donation status to its users’ profiles.

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