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Tag Archives: social media

Mark Zuckerberg’s Emphasizes Facebook’s Social Mission

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- Zuckerberg Reveals the New Secret to Tech Success: A Strong Social Mission Article posted on Huffington Post by Lisa Curtis13 September 2012 Yesterday, in Mark Zuckerberg’s first public appearance since Facebook’s IPO, he emphasized that Facebook is a “mission-driven” …

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Too Many Facebook Friends Bad News For Charities UK Economist Professor Claims

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UK Economist Professor Kimberley Scharf, from the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) at the University of Warwick, claims when people have larger online social networks they rely on other people to pass on information about opportunities to give.

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Social media + Crowdsourcing + Corporate Sponsorship + Celebrities = The New Way of Raising Money for Good Causes

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- Seeking Success by Helping to Feed the Hungry Article posted on The Herald Tribune by Stuart Elliott 22 July 2012 A marketing giant is joining a publisher, a foundation and celebrities, among others, to fight hunger in the United States …

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YouTube Launches Human Rights Channel

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After effectively offering a soundboard to Egypt’s revolutionaries and educating 90 million-plus people about the atrocious crimes committed by warlord Joseph Kony, the video-sharing site has decided to commit an entire channel to human rights issues, the site announced Thursday.

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Eight Must-Read Reports for Digitally Fundraising Nonprofits

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Nonprofit Tech 2.0: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits presents a list of eight must-read reports about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology.

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