Facebook agrees to organ register link

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THE decision to include a new status update on Facebook showing whether someone is an organ donor has been welcomed by the Eastbourne man who took to the social networking site to appeal for a new kidney.

Technology guru and Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg revealed this week that the site would start to feature options for advertising the fact they are signed up to organ registers as well as providing information on how to join for those not already pledging their organs.

Speaking to the American press, Mr Zuckerberg said, “People are using the same social tools that they’re using just to keep in touch with people on a day-to-day basis to solve these important social issues.


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