Social media gets a bad rap for distracting teens and inciting political trolling, but it can also be an immense tool for compassion. A study this summer pointed out that over half of the money raised on GoFundMe was for medical expenses. If you’re on social media arguing about Obamacare, Trumpcare, or whatever Bernie is talking about, consider that we’ve donated over a billion dollars directly to individuals in need, and that’s just on one website. When a hotdog vendor was accosted by police, for not having a license to vend, it seemed legit – until you saw the video…

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