How Breast Cancer and a Blog Remind Us About Using Social Media for Good

Dena Stern has breast cancer and a blog. The first fact is the fuel for why she is taking to the Internet to spread awareness about monthly self-breast examinations. The second fact is how this message is spreading across the Internet, jumping from one social media account to the next.  I don't know Dena at all.  But someone connected to her passed her story to someone else who passed her story to Josh who passed her story to me.  And that -- to me -- is the definition of the World Wide Web and how we can use it as a platform for spreading awareness. ...more
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