blood donation

  • Facebook helps blood donation go viral

    Facebook helps blood donation go viral

    Facebook doesn’t just want to make it easy to sign up to be a blood donor from the News Feed. It’s also creating a special kind of post for requesting blood donations of a certain type in a certain location, and then notifying nearby donors that qualify. While many people are interested and willing to give blood, they might not know how to sign up, where to go, or have the… Read More

  • Japan's Red Cross uses Augmented Reality to get geeks to donate blood (video)


    This is one of the reasons why I live in Japan and nowhere else: In order to get more people to donate blood, the Japanese Red Cross Society decided to skip juice and cookies and to go high-tech by using augmented reality-powered digital signage systems [JP] and cute anime characters. Read More