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How #GivingTuesday Used Social Media to Create a Global Day of Giving

December 4, 2013 by Tara Urso


Since its inception, #GivingTuesday has been inherently social. With a title that includes a hashtag, a foundation in social is assumed and an amazing social media marketing campaign is expected. #GivingTuesday definitely delivered, and has been a social success.[read more]

Building Your Brand Through Philanthropy [VIDEO]

June 20, 2013 by Sarah Matista

Philanthropic Brand Building / shutterstock

Have you ever been trying to decide between two competing products and found yourself looking for a tie-breaker? At least for me, that tie-breaker has sometimes been a brand’s emphasis on corporate citizenship.[read more]

Facebook Philanthropy: Using Social Networks for Social Change

September 27, 2010 by Troy Janisch

In the online world, ‘the things you care about’ define who you are. They say as much about your personality as the clothes you wear and Facebook updates you share. Social networks have changed the way that people support charities, promote causes and view their own ability to change the world.  And, it’s more possible THAN EVER for...[read more]

SA Bloggers, Let's Do Something

May 20, 2008 by Mike Stopforth

The horror of the last few day's xenophobic violence in Johannesburg has left us all feeling shocked and hopeless. The danger here is that it's very easy for us (and I'm speaking to the predominantly wealthy and white audience that reads this blog and makes up SA's blogging fraternity) to remove ourselves from the situation because we...[read more]

People helping People

October 29, 2007 by Craig Cmehil

I talked about these folks a real long time ago and since my little town is not in the list I always found it hard to really tae part although I have done a couple of favors already. is a social networking tool which provides members with the opportunity to help and be helped by others. With Favorville, members can post...[read more]

Responsible Social Media

October 24, 2007 by James Farrar

Monday's Wall Street Journal features an interview with Ken Stern, CEO of National Public Radio from the US. NPR does what is says on the can: it is public radio. NPR solicits charitable underwriting for its programming and also receives about 12% of its total income from the US Federal Government. With such a radical...[read more]