Tag Archives: Facebook

June 25

Facebook status boosts organ donation registration

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2013 — A study published last week in the American Journal of Transplantation showed that Facebook’s addition of an organ donor option in the “life events” section of a user’s timeline boosted organ donation registration by 21 times the average daily rate. The study, conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, gathered Facebook and online motor […]

June 10

Facebook cofounder Sean Parker’s “Game of Thrones” forest wedding criticized

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 – Facebook cofounder Sean Parker made a lot of enemies earlier this month for spending a reported $10 million for what many are calling the trashing of a redwood forest in Big Sur, California.  After an investigation by the California Coastal Commission (CCC) and criticism in the media, Parker fired back. With […]

Bloggers: writers, cooks, cyclists helping each other on Facebook

February 27, 2013 – A Facebook page can be a great way to grow your readership and exposure.  However, your page is only as successful as the number of people who have “liked” it.  When someone likes your page, any update, link, picture and video that you post appears on that person’s main Facebook feed. So […]

February 10

Burglars using Facebook to pick and case homes

Bragging about your vacation or night on the town on Facebook could lay out the welcome mat for burglars   From my column at Communities @ Washington Times WASHINGTON DC, February 4, 2013 – Most people don’t think twice about letting their friends on Facebook know they are on vacation or eating at their favorite […]