Facebook Adds Donate Button Atop News Feeds to Aid Earthquake-Ravaged Nepal

Network will match $2 million in contributions for mobile medical units

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A prominent piece of Facebook real estate is dedicated today to helping hundreds of thousands who've been displaced, wounded or otherwise affected by Nepal's 7.8-magnitude earthquake.

Users will find a "Donate Now" button atop their news feeds, similar to the social networking giant's option to help contribute to ebola containment and treatment efforts in November 2014. However, unlike that effort, which sparked some complaints of Facebook putting the onus of donations on users, the social network is now specifying that it will match $2 million in contributions.

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