A partnership with U.K.-based charity Samaritans to put distressed people in contact with professional help has been launched, after a woman told her 1,048 Facebook friends that she had taken an overdose, yet no one reported it until the following day.
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A British surgeon saved his former classmate’s life by deducing from the friend’s Facebook that he had appendicitis.