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Blood Donations on Facebook to bridge gaps on opportunities available nearby

Blood Donations on Facebook to bridge gaps on opportunities available nearby
Blood Donations on Facebook to bridge gaps on opportunities available nearby
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New Delhi sources reported that to encourage its 217 million users in India donate blood for the needy, Facebook on Thursday launched a new blood donations centre on its platform that shows people opportunities to donate in their city, including nearby blood donation events, requests for blood donors and blood banks.



Meanwhile marking the World Blood Donor Day, the new centre that was announced at the F8 developers' conference in San Jose in May this year, can be accessed from the explore menu on the device. People who visit "Blood Donations centre" on Facebook can also sign up to be a blood donor and get notified directly when there is a need for blood nearby.

Blood Donations on Facebook to bridge gaps on opportunities available nearby

Accordingly the social media giant has also announced new partnership with organizations across the country, including the National Blood Transfusion Council, a division of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), and Giants Welfare Foundation a non-profit. Moreover as part of the partnership, Facebook has set up over 2,000 blood donation events this month which will be featured in the new Blood Donation centre. Further the campaign will include stories of people who have helped saved lives using our blood donation features.

Blood Donations on Facebook to bridge gaps on opportunities available nearby

Blood Donations on Facebook to bridge gaps on opportunities available nearby
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