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Facebook’s recent inclusion of Snapchat style story feature got a lot of criticism from users as the company introduced the feature across all its properties. Despite that, the company has decided to introduce another feature but this time, it might be more useful than anything else introduced by company in recent memory. The social networking platform recently announced a feature that will allow users to raise funds through their profile or live videos on verified Pages.
Earlier today, Facebooks’ Vice President of Social Good Naomi Gleit announced that users will be able to start fundraisers from their profile while Pages can finally accept donations from followers during lvie videos. The announcement confirmed that the fundraiser can be done for several important issues such as Education: such as tuition, books or classroom supplies
Medical: such as medical procedures, treatments or injuries
Pet Medical: such as veterinary procedures, treatments or injuries
Crisis Relief: such as public crises or natural disasters
Personal Emergency: such as a house fire, theft or car accident
Funeral and Loss: such as burial expenses or living costs after losing a loved one
However, the network will charge a small amount of total money for the service. In a recent report, it was revealed that more than 750,000 non-profit companies have raised funds using the feature. However, the feature is currently available only in US and users from other countries might be able to get the fundraising feature in the coming weeks.