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Facebook Uses Social Media Platform to Encourage Organ Donations

  • May 7th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
With the largest amount of users in the social networking arena, CEO Mark Zuckerberg knows he can use Facebook to reach a wide array of individuals. That being the case, Zuckerberg and Facebook announced May 1 that the social networking site has an option available for its users to indicate their organ donor status on their accounts. Users simply go… Read more

Social Media And Marketing for Charities

  • December 13th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Let’s face it; if you are a new- or small – non profit organization, chances are you do not have a lot of money set aside for marketing and public relations. Both of these things are vital to grow a non profit organization. With the ease and access of the Internet, social media is an excellent way to start building… Read more

How To Change The World … On Twitter??

  • August 17th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Lady Gaga does it. So does President Obama, Charlie Sheen and Ai Weiwei. What’s that? Tweet, of course. They of course, know how to get followers on Twitter. But they’re also global figures. And Twitter is becoming, more and more – a global commodity and a platform for discussion…and punishment. It’s amazing how quickly 140 characters and the ability to… Read more

Foursquare To Get Extreme With Charity

  • January 31st, 2011 by Tisha Tolar
The Winter X Games, which runs from January 27-30th, have made it possible for one charitable organization to gain both awareness and donations from extreme sports enthusiasts. Social media site Foursquare has teamed up with Sports Authority to help support breast cancer research and awareness. For every check in to ‘Sports Authority at Winter X Games’ through Foursquare,… Read more

Facebook’s Founder Mark Zuckerberg to Donate to Charity

  • December 13th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
Mark Zuckerberg has decided to loosen his purse strings and donate a portion of his fortune to charity. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder,  has a conscience and is giving back. He says,
” people wait until late in their career to give back. But why wait when there is so much to be done?”
As a result Mark has given his… Read more

Social Networking Sites Lifeline For Haitian Earthquake Relief

  • January 26th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
Social networking is proving to be the fastest and best means of communication between earthquake-ravaged Haiti and the rest of the world.  Both Facebook and Twitter have launched campaigns to help the relief efforts in the devastated country following the massive January 12 quake. … Read more

Social Media – Not Just for the Hip and Trendy

  • December 23rd, 2009 by Tisha Tolar
We are used to seeing the host of volunteers this time of year.  They are usually standing in shopping malls and street corners ringing bells and looking for donations.  They are one of the dwindling populations of helpers that assist families in need during the winter and especially at the Holiday time of year.… Read more