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Technology + Purpose = Social Change

thenextweb.com
This post is sponsored by Chase — a strong supporter of Good360, a program that embraces the sustainability of the recycling of technology. Learn more here._ Without a doubt, technology can be used to cause real social change in the world. Platforms like Facebook and Twitter have been used...
Technology + Purpose = Social Change

Crowdtilt launches to group fund anything (and it means anything)

venturebeat.com
Crowdtilt, a new group funding site backed by incubator Y Combinator, has launched today to help you fund anything. The site lets you group fund any project or goal you can come up with, from trips across the country to buying a wedding gift. “We hope to simplify the way...
Crowdtilt launches to group fund anything (and it means anything)

Causecast takes corporate philanthropy beyond the Fortune 500

gigaom.com
For big companies like Google, Salesforce and Microsoft, being active in charitable causes is practically a must-do. Companies of this size often have entire teams of employees focused on philanthropic initiatives and organizing company-wide volunteering events. But at smaller companies that don’t have the same infrastructure in place, employees often...
Causecast takes corporate philanthropy beyond the Fortune 500

Britney Spears surpasses Ashton Kutcher to become the most followed twitter user

thenextweb.com
Sadly, it’s happened. Britney Spears is now the most followed account on twitter. I say sadly because, well, she barely uses the tool. Instead it’s mainly her managers or team using it purely for promotional purposes.. Call me a fool but there’s something about knowing XYZ celeb is sat there...
Britney Spears surpasses Ashton Kutcher to become the most followed twitter user

10 Tips for Successful Twitter Fundraising

mashable.com
Twitter fundraising has steadily been on the rise in the last two years. Twitter has been used to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for charities and charitable causes, and has been used to spread awareness about social issues.But it takes more than posting multiple tweets a day to...
10 Tips for Successful Twitter Fundraising

FreeCreditReport.com Just Got Even Less Free

consumerist.com
Between their irritating ads and misleading name, FreeCreditReport.com has been a target of Consumerist's derision for years. And now the "service," which was never free to begin with, will actually cost you a dollar to use. Now, when you go the site's homepage you're told, "Check your Report for...
FreeCreditReport.com Just Got Even Less Free

CauseWorld: Checking in for Charity

www.readwriteweb.com
The current generation of check-in based location apps like Foursquare and Gowalla are more or less focused on the gaming aspects of location-based social networking. CauseWorld for the iPhone and Android, however, wants to use location based check-ins for two things: connect you to the stores around you and allow...
CauseWorld: Checking in for Charity
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