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Fake news sets off Twitter confrontation between Pakistan and Israel

Fake news sets off Twitter confrontation between Pakistan and Israel | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
A fake news story​ has touched off a tense Twitter confrontation between nuclear power Pakistan and Israel, widely believed to have a nuclear arsenal of its own
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Facebook to roll out new tools to tackle fake news

Facebook to roll out new tools to tackle fake news | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Facebook said on Thursday it will introduce tools to prevent fake news stories from spreading on its platform, an about-face in response to rising criticism that it did not do enough to combat the problem during the US presidential campaign.
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Twitter may finally let users edit their tweets

Twitter may finally let users edit their tweets | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Twitter is considering introducing an edit button, by far the social network's most-requested feature, its chief executive Jack Dorsey has said.
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Social Networking for Nonprofits: Increasing Engagement in a Mobile and Web 2.0 World E-Book

Read your free e-book: http://hotaudiobook.com/mebk/50/en/B004MPRFMK/book Gain a functional understanding of popular social networking tools such a
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Now This Entertainment | Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch was murdered by her brother

Now This Entertainment | Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch was murdered by her brother Keep up with all things entertainment Now Thi
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Women’s Rights Online: Translating Access into Empowerment

Women’s Rights Online: Translating Access into Empowerment | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
New research by the Web Foundation shows that the dramatic spread of mobile phones is not enough to get women online, or to achieve empowerment of women through

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Africa: Microsoft Partners With Over 100 NGOs Globally to Close the Computer Science Education Skills Gap

Africa: Microsoft Partners With Over 100 NGOs Globally to Close the Computer Science Education Skills Gap | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Microsoft Philanthropies announced grants for over 100 nonprofit organizations in 55 countries, including I Choose Life Africa (ICL) and The African Centre for Women, Information & Communications Technology (ACWICT) in Kenya.
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UReport and Citizen Engagement: Simplicity is effective | Panoply Digital

UReport and Citizen Engagement: Simplicity is effective | Panoply Digital | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
UReport and Citizen Engagement: Simplicity is effective. https://t.co/KxFX5wdCXC #ict4d
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Teens as digital natives 'a myth'

Teens as digital natives 'a myth' | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Gadgets give teens a big education boost, but new research shows not everyone is able to tap into the benefits.
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Why you should use Twitter’s new accessibility feature for blind users — even if you're not blind

Why you should use Twitter’s new accessibility feature for blind users — even if you're not blind | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Adding captions to screenshots and photos makes a huge difference for internet users like me.
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Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat?

Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat? | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
SnapChat has been around for a few years, but I have not focused on it because as a babyboomer I'm not the target demographic. Snapchat is a mobile app that
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Mobile phone surveys can help World Food Programme reach hungry people | Jean-Martin Bauer

Mobile phone surveys can help World Food Programme reach hungry people | Jean-Martin Bauer | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Contacting people in vulnerable areas by telephone or text is enabling the UN’s World Food Programme to determine who needs food and when
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Palestinian Social Media Uprising: Digital Intifada (Part 1)

Leaderless Palestinian youth, inspired by instructional videos and photos on social media encouraging people to "Stab a Jew," are thought to be behind a new ...
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Russian Photographer Uses Facial Recognition To Find People He Snaps On Subway, And The Results Are Scary

Russian Photographer Uses Facial Recognition To Find People He Snaps On Subway, And The Results Are Scary | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
In order to show how easy it is for complete strangers to gather information about you, Egor Tsvetkov spent six weeks taking around 100 pictures of subway
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Germany could fine Facebook €500,000 for each fake news post

Germany could fine Facebook €500,000 for each fake news post | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Germany isn’t confident Facebook can self-regulate its fake news problem. After announcing it was partnering with third-party fact-checkers earlier this week, Facebook now faces the possibility of massive fines for each piece of misinformation. The proposed legislation would levy a €500,000 ($523,320) fine if Facebook and other social networks failed to remove offending messages containing …
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EthioTube መድረክ : Social Media Activism in Ethiopia - Q & A Session - Round 1 | September 18, 2016

EthioTube መድረክ : Social Media Activism in Ethiopia - Q & A Session - Round 1 | September 18, 2016 Speakers: Jawar Mohammed, Achamyeleh Tamiru, and Yedesde
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"[DOWNLOAD]" 101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits: A Field Guide [PDF] [EPUB]

[PDF] [EPUB] "DOWNLOAD FREE": http://ee-books.com/1118106245 101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits: A Field Guide More from MTV: Official MTV Website
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8 maps that will change the way you look at Africa

8 maps that will change the way you look at Africa | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
This incredible collection of maps really puts the African continent's population, income, growth, and potential into context.

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Tony Roberts's curator insight, July 8, 2014 10:55 AM

Shame that the internet stats are a bit out of date and don't reflect cellular access but I love maps!

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Digital Activism in Asia Reader

Digital Activism in Asia Reader | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it

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Tony Roberts's curator insight, November 24, 2015 1:36 AM

Well researched and well written case studies. Great resource.

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Connecting Farmers to Markets and information through ICT

Connecting Farmers to Markets and information through ICT | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Through the power of ICT we will provide an exclusive farmers marketplace where producers meet the buyers avoiding the middlemen.
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Facebook's first blind engineer is revolutionizing social media as we know it

Facebook's first blind engineer is revolutionizing social media as we know it | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Matt King is helping Facebook change for the better.
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Barbie White Saviour Complex

Barbie White Saviour Complex | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
This semester I’ve been teaching on a Humanitarian Communication module for the BA Media and International Development degree at UEA.
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Free UNICEF Course: How to Use RapidPro for Powerful SMS, IVR, and Social Media Campaigns | ICT Works

Free UNICEF Course: How to Use RapidPro for Powerful SMS, IVR, and Social Media Campaigns | ICT Works | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Looking to launch a health education campaign, survey youth about issues in their community, or poll school teachers and receive reporting data? RapidPro might be the right tool for you!
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25 Twitter Tips for the Modern Nonprofit

25 Twitter Tips for the Modern Nonprofit | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Twitter is constantly updating its features and functions, but we've got you covered—check out 25 Twitter tips for the modern nonprofit.
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How Technology is Transforming Women-Owned Businesses in Africa

How Technology is Transforming Women-Owned Businesses in Africa | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Technology is the future, and a growing number of women entrepreneurs in Africa are starting their businesses with low-cost devices such as mobil
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