Feb 23, 2011
Facebook is now leading to modern-day fairytales! With the film, "The Social Network," picking up film awards and possibly on the way to getting Oscars -- people are more abuzz than usual about Facebook and its founder Mark Zuckerberg. Today, my guest is Emily Liebert, author of FACEBOOK FAIRYTALES, in which she describes 25 inspiring, true stories of ways Facebook helped people find lost lovers, unknown family members, organ donors, babies to adopt, etc! Learn about some remarkable stories in Facebook Fairytales: Modern-Day Miracles to Inspire the Human Spirit. The foreword is by Mark Zuckerberg. These tales will surprise, amuse, touch, and inspire anyone who has regained a lost friend or been touched by the kindness of a stranger. As you probably know, Facebook, after only a few years, is home to almost 500 million users around the globe and has given birth to a vast and intricate web of personal connections, bringing people together and transforming lives in unimaginable ways. Whether it's the story of Barack Obama using Facebook to win the presidency or an aid worker in Mumbai reaching out to friends and family during a terrorist attack, Emily will share how lives have been altered through Facebook and how we can all use Facebook, too. You'll learn about: • Sisters reunited after 40 years • An adoptive couple taking home a child • A teenager's life saved across an ocean • A young mother receiving a kidney from a stranger over 1,000 miles away • A hit-and-run victim tracking down the culprit who nearly killed him • A woman who secured her dream job • A family that found their beloved lost cat after moving to a different city Emily Liebert is an award-winning, internationally published writer and author.