Facebook’s Ebola initiative gives us insight into the company’s plans to tackle healthcare. Will social good be a key pillar?
The charity has launched a service called Samaritans Radar, which helps and encourages Twitter users to support potentially depressed contacts. However, some see it as invasive and counterproductive.
The cashless-society-friendly app is funded by a division of financial services consultancy Capco and doesn’t charge charities anything to participate, though it does use the fundraising platform JustGiving, which charges a small transaction fee for donations.
Run by a German charitable organization called dotHIV, the new domain will see 0.1 U.S. cents donated to an HIV or AIDS charity each time someone clicks on a relevant address.
Reacting to our revelation this week about where the profits from .io web addresses go, Seats.io has said it will donate money to the dispossessed Chagossian people.
Facebook’s latest feature helps non-profits and charities accept donations through the social network.
It’s that time of the year again: YouTube (S GOOG) stars like Freddie Wong, Toby Turner, Daily Grace, Mystery Guitar Man, Tyler Ward and a number of others are coming together Thursday night at 6pm P.T. for the site’s second annual Tube-A-Thon, a telethon-style live event that aims to raise money for charity. Just like last year, the event is going to be hosted by What’s Trending’s Shira Lazar, but this time around, it’s live streamed from YouTube’s Los Angeles studio space, which has been home to a growing number of live events this year, including YouTube’s first music awards show.
While it’s just an average ride sharing app, the value in Trees for Cars lies in its compelling story.
As more MVNOs populate the mobile landscape, it’s becoming harder for one virtual operator to distinguish itself from another. GIV is separating itself from the pack by focusing on charitable giving.
Going digital-only may not suit all publishers yet, but some organisations for which paper publishing has been a means to an end are now increasingly going digital. Latest is a title on which homeless people depend for an income.