Facebook on Tuesday unveiled an initiative to use the vast social network to connect organ donors with people who need life-saving transplants.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement and became one of the first Facebook users to sign up on the social network to be an organ donor.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to donate their organs for the sake of charity. Like what?As quoted in USA, He announced a new Facebook initiation that uses social networking to help donations of organs for those in need.Mark Zuckerberg announced the initiation and become the prime which Facebook users signed a pact to donate his organs.New users of Facebook in the U.S. and UK who can use such initiation. And if they do not donate organs, they can also find a link from the relevant organ donor organizations.
Zuckerberg says the inspiration behind Facebook's organ donation push comes from COO Sheryl Sandberg and Dr. Andrew M. Cameron, a transplant surgeon at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Zuckerberg attended Harvard with Sandberg and together came up with the idea after meeting at a college reunion last spring, according to a John Hopkins press release. Zuckerberg early Tuesday told the ABC new program Good Morning America his girlfriend, Priscilla Chan, who is studying to be a pediatrician, was also an inspiration.