From the Meta-Activism Project, a blog post on the how social media helped shape the Arab Spring. MAP’s community members and advisors were asked to reflect on what the Advertisements
The Chronicle of Philanthropy reported that the Ford Foundation, which hosted a day long conference called “Wired for Change” to discuss Internet freedom and social change, is working hard “to sell the philanthropy world on the idea that the Internet … Continue reading →
Here’s an amusing anecdote about the Red Cross and a Tweet sent in error. Someone meant to tweet from a personal account, but accidentally sent from the main @redcross account instead. The Red Cross blog explains how the group cleared … Continue reading →
Sometimes it seems all the world is abuzz about Twitter. Television, websites and other media mention it continually. (If you are still unclear why you and your organization should engage in social media, see my previous post on Targeting Your … Continue reading →
An agency PR pro takes a look at a recent gaff by a Kenneth Cole exec on Twitter. It is an example of how a small message can have big – and negative- impact.
This entertaining slideshow shows the negative things that happen when people jump into social media with some mistaken ideas or without planning properly. Shows 10 examples of pitfalls. On the positive side, the slideshow covers 5 ways to not fail. … Continue reading →
Found this great presentation from a children’s hospital in Dayton. Great overview, including statistics on usage of social media, and examples with screenshots of how the hospital used it. Enjoy!