Facebook has made it possible for me to keep in touch with friends and family who live in other countries or just very far. It is an easy way to stay in communication and see our families grow.
For some social media has had an even greater positive effect on their lives, such as:
A First Nation family living Saskatchewan, Canada, is extremely thankful for social media after a Facebook page played a big role in reuniting a mother with her two daughters that were taken during the 60’s Scoop. You can read more about this story at CBC News
A mother uploaded a picture of her child and one of her Facebook friends reached out to her as she recognises something wrong with the child’s eyes. This chance intervention saved the little girl’s vision. You can read more about this story at Today
A woman who had been left as a baby in a fast food restaurant was able to find her mother through the use of social media. Her plea was shared over 33,000 times and was eventually seen by her birth mother. You can read more about this story at Time