Facebook Users Really 'Liked' Organ Donor Option: Study

State transplant registries saw massive influx of donors in a single day after social media giant tweaked profiles.

TUESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) — Adding an organ donation option to the average Facebook user’s profile prompted a dramatic rise in potential donors, researchers report.

In the day after the initiative launched last year, there was a 21-fold increase in donor registrations across the United States, according to the study in the American Journal of Transplantation.  click to read more…