Lauren Goode

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Facebook’s “Life-Saving Tool”: Organ-Donor Status

Now you can heart, not just “Like,” on Facebook: The company has rolled out a feature allowing users to show on their Facebook Timelines whether they’re an organ donor. The news was announced during an ABC News splash with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg early this morning, following yesterday’s hints that a “life-saving tool” was coming to the social network.

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus