Facebook will now notify you if blood donations are needed in your area

Facebook has been working with blood donation centers across the globe as they use the platform to find potential donors and reach out to them as and when required. Facebook is now expanding its Blood Donations feature to the United States. It’s teaming up with some leading organizations for this in the country. The organizations include American’s Blood Centers, Inova, the American Red Cross, New York Blood Center, Stanford Blood Center, Rock River Valley Blood Center, Vitalant, and Versiti. The Blood Donations feature is being launched in some urban markets initially before a rollout across the entire country. It will first be available in New York City, Chicago, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and the San Francisco Bay Area.Facebook has said that since the Blood Donations feature was launched in 2017 in markets like Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, and Brazil, more than 35 million people have signed up with blood donation centers in India and Brazil reporting that 20 percent of their donors had been

Facebook will now notify you if blood donations are needed in your area

Facebook is making it easier for blood banks to find donors. The social firm said that it's bringing a blood donation feature to the US after successful tests in India, Bangladesh and other ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Daily Mail

Facebook's 'Blood Donation' tool aims to connect donors to banks in need

On Wednesday, Facebook launched its 'Blood Donations' feature in select cities across the United States, days before World Blood Donor Day.       

Thu 13 Jun 19 from USA today

Facebook Makes It Easy to Donate Blood in the US

In the time it takes you to read this sentence, at least two people will need a blood transfusion. They may not receive one, though. Blood banks in the US are seeing a […] The post Facebook ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Geek.com

Facebook Launches Blood Donation Feature In The U.S.

Facebook has been working with blood donation centers across the globe as they use the platform to find potential donors and reach out to them as and when required. Facebook is now expanding ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from Ubergizmo

Facebook’s Blood Donations feature arrives in U.S., will alert donors in times of need

Facebook today is expanding its set of features focused on blood donations. The company since 2017 has been working with blood donation centers worldwide who have been able to use the platform ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from TechCrunch

Facebook debuts US blood donation tool, its latest public health move

Facebook is no longer just a place to connect with former high school buddies; the social media giant now wants to make it easier for you to connect with blood banks, too.

Wed 12 Jun 19 from CNN

Facebook's blood donation feature is now live in the US

Facebook says its blood donation feature in India, Bangladesh, Brazil and Pakistan has been doing so well, over 35 million users have signed up to be donors. In India and Brazil, over ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from Engadget

Facebook rolls out tool in the US that will help you donate blood - CNET

The feature is currently available in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Brazil.

Wed 12 Jun 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Facebook will help blood drives in the United States reach willing donors

Starting June 12, when someone in Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, Baltimore, or Washington, DC indicates on Facebook that they would like to be a blood donor, nearby blood ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from The Verge

Red Cross says only 3 percent of US population donate blood

The American Red Cross launched its Missing Type campaign on Tuesday in an effort to grow the number of donors who give blood in the U.S.

Tue 11 Jun 19 from FOXNews

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