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Internet a Vital Connection for People with Mental Illness – Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 7th March 2012 - 
Flickr image:  Some rights reserved by tango.mceffrie Many people with a mental illness are turning to the internet and social media to manage their lives, overcome…

Facebook To Engage Community Sector in Remote Australia

Staff Reporter, Monday, 30th January 2012 -   
Flickr image:  Some rights reserved by codemastersnake The Federal Government’s Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission

Twitter’s Crucial Role During the QLD Floods

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th January 2012 -  A year on from the devastating Queensland floods and a new report has highlighted the crucial role that social media sites, Twitter and Facebook, played in disseminating information…

Baby Boomers and Social Networks: What Charities Need to Know

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 1st September 2011 -   Almost half of all mobile customers in Australia use an Internet-connected device. Flickr Image: Some rights reserved by Johan Larsson  As baby-boomers…

National Disability and Carer Congress Seeks Social Media Champions

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th April 2011 -  National Disability Insurance Scheme campaign group Every Australian Counts is looking for social media-savy volunteers to take on the role of bloggers, tweeters and status updaters…

Jumo: Using the Social Web to Instigate Social Change

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 21st September 2010 -  US Social Media wonderkid Chris Hughes has shed some light on his new startup Jumo – which he describes as a network to connect people working to change the world. Hughes, co-founder…

Foundation Execs Test Social Media – Survey

Staff Reporter, Monday, 20th September 2010 -  A new report finds that about one-third of Foundation CEOs in the US regularly use Facebook or read blogs, and only six percent use Twitter. The report by the Foundation Center called…

Pensioners Posting: Social Media Surges Among Older People

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 31st August 2010 -  The assumption that social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are only used by young people has been dismissed by a new study showing older internet users are also embracing…

Haiti Experience – Facebook Insights & Tips

Irina Bourova, Wednesday, 14th July 2010 -  UNICEF’s use of Facebook during the Haiti earthquake disaster shows NFP’s can use social media to build trust and demonstrate efficiency and the organisation is offering…

The Australian NFP Facebook Factor – Survey Results

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 5th May 2010 -  Just over 70 percent of Australian Not for Profits are using social media, and in particular Facebook, as part of their everyday operations however only 34 percent are using it to fundraise,…

NFPs To Increase Social Network Staffing

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th April 2010 -  In the US, as many as 50% of Not for Profits say they will increase employee staffing related to social networks in the coming twelve months, according to a new analysis of NFP social…

Aussie Charity Cashes in on Facebook Factor

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 8th April 2010 -  Is social networking on Facebook and Twitter becoming a fundraising essential in Australia? One charity has the dollars to back it up. Victorian-based charity and one of the largest…
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