Superstar

From Social Media Sacrifices to Billionaire Donations

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: Jan 23, 2011
With over 500 million users, the social networking website has the capacity and the contacts to affect change. These philanthropic Facebook innovations take advantage of the ease of online public information-sharing to achieve various definitions of the greater good.

Whether it's an individual fighting for a cause, company marketing freebies or Mark Zuckerberg using his profits to to help others, these charitable Facebook innovations allow altruism to flourish on the Internet.