We asked you about meaningful connections you've made and the goals you've achieved with the help of Facebook. We received great responses to our questions on Facebook and Twitter, including stories from community members who have used Facebook to start businesses, raise money for charity and organize protests.
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There is no doubt that social media has changed the way we connect with people all across the world. With a few clicks, you can chat with a friend halfway around the world. However, for this question, we are interested in connections closer to home. Tell us: How has Facebook brought you closer to your local community?
Does your neighborhood have its own Facebook group? Have you used Facebook to organize a local event? However Facebook has enhanced your relationship with your community, we want to hear your story.
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How To Tell Us Your Story
- Share your story in the comments below
- Reply to this post in the comments on Facebook
- Tweet @MashableHQ with the hashtag #FBStories
Mashable Reader Story: Dave Lefebvre
As an example, Mashable reader Dave Lefebvre shared his story about the usefulness of Facebook in his town.
"In our small town of 6,000 people, many of us are on Facebook. We’re all connected in one way or another -- via public posts, comments on posts, etc. If I post a lost item, I notice it is being found within hours of the post -- usually by someone not in my friends list.
For example. My family lost our beloved dogs, I posted it on Facebook as a public status, and within the hour our dogs were returned to us by someone not on my friends list. That is the remarkable power of social media."
Inspired by Dave's story? Tell us how Facebook has brought you closer to your local community. We can't wait to hear your story!
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This story originally published on Mashable here.