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Facebook Data Scandal Also a Reminder for Charities

Krystian Seibert, Tuesday, 17th April 2018 -  The Facebook data scandal is a reminder that charities need to be very careful with how they use data, including that of donors, writes Krystian Seibert. If the Facebook data scandal

Australia Says #ThankYouRosieBatty

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 12th January 2016 -  Social media has been flooded with messages of gratitude for Australian of the Year and domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty. As she prepares to hand over her title as Australian…

Facebook Founder Makes $45 Billion Charity Pledge

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 2nd December 2015 -  The CEO and founder of social networking giant Facebook has vowed to give away 99 per cent of his stake in the company to charity. Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr Priscilla Chan, welcomed…

Facebook Unveils Dedicated Fundraisers for Charities

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 19th November 2015 -  Social media giant Facebook has continued its push to become the go to place for raising money and tackling social issues, launching dedicated pages, where Not for Profits…

Facebook Launches ‘Social Good Team’

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 29th September 2015 -  Social media giant Facebook has launched a “Social Good Team” with the purpose of building features to connect users with social issues. The company said people were…

Facebook Adds Donate Now Button for Australia

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th August 2015 -  Social media giant Facebook has extended the option for Not for Profits across Australia and worldwide to add a “Donate Now” call-to-action to their page posts and link…

BLOG Charity Facebook Followers Prefer to Share

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 4th August 2015 -  A significant percentage of charity Facebook followers much prefer to share content than comment on their favourite causes, writes researcher and public relations lecturer, Karen

Facebook Users Donate $15 Million to Nepal

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 14th May 2015 -  Facebook users have donated more than $US15 million to help the people of Nepal after the country was struck by two massive earthquakes – again highlighting the power of social…

Zuckerberg Donates to Ebola Fight

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th October 2014 -  Facebook founder and philanthropist Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have pledged $US25 million to the US Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight the deadly Ebola disease…

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NFPs Harnessing the Power of Pop Culture

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th June 2014 -  Successful Hollywood movies with a social element, such as the recent hit A Fault in Our Stars, represents pop culture moments that can be leveraged by Not for Profits, writes digital

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Heartbleed 101 for Not for Profits

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th April 2014 -  Heartbleed is considered one of the biggest global threats to internet security, but what does it mean for Not for Profits? Digital expert Richenda Vermeulen explores the question.

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Why your NFP Should be on Instagram or Not!

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th February 2014 -  For Not for Profits the opportunity to use Instagram as part of an integrated social media strategy is crucial to reaching the youth market, maximising current digital assets and…
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