How Many Fake “Friends” Do You Have on Facebook?

by Maja Belamaric, Director of Communications, Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
A few months ago, I logged into my Facebook account as I always do first thing in the morning. While I usually receive only a few random friend requests here and there, that morning I woke up to several just overnight.
After a few minutes of clicking […]

Social Media Moment: Hiding Your Friends on Facebook

We have talked before about the importance of not sharing everything on your Facebook page. What tends to be the most common mistake in social media (regardless of the platform) is sharing too much or simply sharing with the wrong people. So it’s always good to take precautions.
Did you know, though, that you could be […]

A Social Media Moment: Knowing Boundaries

Our nurse-practitioner-of-infinite-awesome, Mary Hesdorffer, brought to my attention that on our Facebook page there has been more and more activity appearing, people ranging from mesothelioma survivors to those surviving loved ones lost. She mentioned to me that she got an impression from some new to Facebook that they were not sure what is appropriate and […]

6 Tips on Planning Your Own Fundraiser

All the way from the Southern Hemisphere, the Meso Foundation received a question from Katelyn Yates:
“Hi there, I am wondering if you have any suggestions for raising money or awareness for this terrible disease? I am very keen to help in any way.”
Perhaps the best way to raise money and awareness for mesothelioma research is, […]