From fake news to cyber hacks, social media gets a bad rap. Yet all too often people overlook its positives. In fact, with the help of social media, lives have been saved, people have quit unhealthy addictions and couples have gotten engaged. Twitter has a number of surprising and compelling stories about the ways it has helped people around the world.
Quitting smoking, finding love, helping with memory loss -- for some, Twitter is a beacon of hope and a vehicle for help. Check out these seven unexpected ways Twitter has benefited users.