How A Simple Friend Request Sparked A Chain of Events That Changed This Woman’s Life Forever

ocial media has become such a huge part of our everyday lives that we often don't think about its effect on us. The number of online "friends" we have seems to grow more and more every day, and often, we hit that "accept" button without so much as a second thought. The "People You May Know" feature on Facebook sends us recommendations for people we almost always recognize.

But have you ever sat back and considered how it is that Facebook finds these people for us? One woman's experience with this seemingly innocuous feature might have you seeing social media in a totally different light.