Photo by Seerjith [author]CNET's Caroline McCarthy published an article called "Crowded Roads Ahead for Charity 2.0" based on an interview with Toby Daniels of Think Social and Scott Harrison of charity:water reflecting on how the landscape has changed for fundraising on social networks. (Disclaimer: I am on an advisory group for Think Social and I'm a … [Read more...] about Charity 2.0: How to address scaling and cause fatigue?
All about the Summer of Social Good from JD Lasica on Vimeo. [author]Did you know that this is the first Global Geek Week (Aug. 2-8)? It's a way to promote the use of social media for the social good — which also happens to be identical to the mission of Socialbrite.org. On Twitter, go to the hashtag #geeks4good to see conversations around the topic. The new … [Read more...] about All about Geeks for Good
Guest post by Josh Catone Mashable This post is a collaboration between Mashable’s Summer of Social Good charitable fundraiser and Max Gladwell’s “10 Ways” series. The post is being simultaneously published across more than 100 blogs. ______________________________________________ Social media is about connecting people and providing the tools necessary to have a … [Read more...] about 10 ways to support charity through social media
[author]Recently the TV critic of the St. Petersburg Times asked for my thoughts about the migration of celebrities to Twitter over the past few months. Will it inevitably dumb down the service? Bring it into the mainstream? Make us want to move on to the Next Big Thing? Ashton Kutcher is closing in on 2 million followers, Britney Spears is at 1.6 million, Oprah at 1.2 … [Read more...] about How celebrities can be a force for good
Global Hug Tour from JD Lasica on Vimeo. [author]I love stories like this. In Chicago last weekend I met Gail Lynne Goodwin of Inspire Me Today, who told the Business School for Bloggers gathering about her new project: the Global Hug Tour. Gail and her husband Darryl — an ordinary couple from Boulder, Colo. — were sitting around one day and decided to make a … [Read more...] about Global Hug Tour