On Being a Digital Humanitarian

This is a guest post from Patrick Meier, a digital humanitarian I met years ago through his amazing work. He has a powerful story I’m excited to share. Read more about him below;) # When my wife went missing after a devastating earthquake struck Port-au-Prince on January 12, 2010, I immediately turned to Twitter. She was […]

Everything You Want to Know About #StopKony

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Ready for a gross understatement? #StopKONY has taken the Internets by storm. If you want to learn more about the intricacies of the #stopKONY viral campaign and the charged debate that surrounds it, I’ve compiled some resources below. I’ve tried to present a balanced view, and have used some fancy third party resources to make […]

Ask Me Questions on Fox News About Social Media and Giving {12/19 11:15 am EST}

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Remember how I kicked off Day 1 of the #12DaysofGiving challenge last week by encouraging you to check out (and donate to) Hope Runs? Us 12 social good types and our 12 charities are getting some buzz, and this morning, Monday, Dec 19 at 11:15 am EST, I’ll be answering questions about social media, non profits […]

#BetterNow

Make a difference in someone’s life. Take part in #BetterNow. With Twitter, and the world. Interested in starting a blog of your own? See my free guide to setting up a blog, and get a discount on website hosting through the provider I recommend. For more advice on blogging, sign up for my free blogging […]

Beat Cancer is Here – Are You Taking Part?

Are you taking part in the worldwide social media movement that is #beatcancer? You should be! Here’s why: Livestrong wants to beat its own Guinness World Record for “Most Widespread Social Networking Message.” Last year they managed 209,771 unique mentions in 24 hours using the #BeatCancer tag. This year, they want more. You’ve got an […]