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Use of ‘Big Data’ in development highlighted at UN Headquarters meeting

Use of ‘Big Data’ in development highlighted at UN Headquarters meeting | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
The era of ‘Big Data’ presents the United Nations with an historic opportunity to better support and protect populations through analysis of digital information, according to a new report launched today at UN Headquarters in New York.
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Men in miniskirts campaign for women's rights

Men in miniskirts campaign for women's rights | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Men are pulling on miniskirts in support of women's rights, but will the Turkish/Azeri campaign work?
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UN Social Media Day

New York, 30 January 2015 at 09:30am (GMT-5): The first UN Social Media Day at UN Headquarters in New York will include Panel discussions and presentations c...
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Charities claim ROI on social media investment is not only probable, it is provable

Charities claim ROI on social media investment is not only probable, it is provable | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Are charities are in a position to take advantage of social media campaign, fundraising and data capture?
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Facebook Takes Internet.org And Its Free Mobile Data Services To India

Facebook Takes Internet.org And Its Free Mobile Data Services To India | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Facebook's Internet.org project to provide basic mobile internet services for free just took its biggest step to date after it launched in India.
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Why you should download Twitter's Government and Elections Handbook

Why you should download Twitter's Government and Elections Handbook | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Twitter's handbook contains lots of good advice for non-profits.
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The 'digital Jedi' who started an online humanitarian revolution

The 'digital Jedi' who started an online humanitarian revolution | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Here's how the digital humanitarian movement began.
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Researchers Changing the Way We Respond to Epidemics with Wikipedia and Twitter - The Official PLOS Blog

Researchers Changing the Way We Respond to Epidemics with Wikipedia and Twitter - The Official PLOS Blog | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
“A global disease-forecasting system will change the way we respond to epidemics.”  Dr. Sara Del Valle, Los Alamos National Laboratory The media and broad

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Blogging for Nonprofits- How to Get Started | Social Media For Nonprofits

Blogging for Nonprofits- How to Get Started | Social Media For Nonprofits | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
RT @LA_Fellows: Blogging for Nonprofits- How to Get Started http://t.co/a4yujpZsHe via @SM4Nonprofits #sm4np #socialmedia #nonprofit
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Twitter Launching Video and Group DMs: What Marketers Need to Know | Simply Measured

Twitter Launching Video and Group DMs: What Marketers Need to Know | Simply Measured | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
This morning, Twitter announced a long-anticipated video player and new group messaging feature. The updates make Twitter a much more immersive experience, and give both users and brands more options when using the network.
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Amref, M-Pesa Foundation intensify mobile training, eye 3,000 community health workers

Amref, M-Pesa Foundation intensify mobile training, eye 3,000 community health workers | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
At least 3,000 community health workers are set to benefit from the launch of the second phase of a mobile training platform created by Amref, Accenture and M-Pesa Foundation.
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Conference to focus on use of ICT for development and social transformation - Republica

Conference to focus on use of ICT for development and social transformation Republica To further discuss the issues, various national and international experts will present their papers on four different sessions: Emerging Technology for ICT4D,...
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Technology, Communications & Conflict Prevention in Zanzibar - Making All Voices Count

Technology, Communications & Conflict Prevention in Zanzibar - Making All Voices Count | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Check out this great blog series from @AllVoicesCount on #ICT and conflict prevention from Zanzibar #ICT4D
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UN Launches Powerful Samsung Gear VR Film Following Syrian Refugee Girl

UN Launches Powerful Samsung Gear VR Film Following Syrian Refugee Girl | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
A young girl, a Syrian refugee, suddenly appears before you, sitting on the floor of a cramped room. She describes her family, and takes you on a journey..
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UNICEF collaborate with RL Grime to raise awareness of children’s rights

UNICEF collaborate with RL Grime to raise awareness of children’s rights | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
UNICEF has partnered with trap and bass DJ/producer, RL Grime to produce a harrowing video about child marriage in Chad. The music style video, called #ENDChildMarriageNow, features RL Grime’s song “Always” from his first full-length album Void.
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Thought crimes? Chicago uses social media and empirical data to track those they feel are most likely to be involved in future shootings. • /r/Libertarian

Thought crimes? Chicago uses social media and empirical data to track those they feel are most likely to be involved in future shootings. • /r/Libertarian | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
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What’s wrong with Facebook-sponsored Internet access?

What’s wrong with Facebook-sponsored Internet access? | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
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Is limited access to the Internet better than no access at all? This is a question posed by John Naughton, author and professor of the
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Going Mobile In Sub-Saharan Africa To Save Lives - And Change The Future

Going Mobile In Sub-Saharan Africa To Save Lives - And Change The Future | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Mobile technology is rapidly transforming communications and culture in Africa. More than half the continent's population has a mobile device, up from just one percent in 15 years, according the United Nations.
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Millions of Facebook users have no idea they’re using the internet

Millions of Facebook users have no idea they’re using the internet | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
To many internet newcomers, they're one and the same.
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A Tweeting Solution to Jakarta Flooding - The Jakarta Globe

A Tweeting Solution to Jakarta Flooding - The Jakarta Globe | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
So far this year, Jakarta has been fortunate enough to escape the torrential downpours of 2007 and 2013, but the challenge still remains: How will Jakarta survive its annual flooding in years to come, as population growth remains high, urbanization...
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Facebook's new app for developing countries is just 252KB

Facebook has always made a point of catering to people with poor internet connections, and now it’s giving these users a dedicated app: Facebook Lite. Available only for Android phones in select...
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Facebook poised to make deep cuts in Google’s mobile territory - Mobile Marketer - Soclal networks

Facebook poised to make deep cuts in Google’s mobile territory - Mobile Marketer - Soclal networks | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Facebook, benefiting from its fourth-quarter rollout of Local Awareness Ads, is poised to make deep cuts into Google’s territory as advertisers continue to shift advertising spending to digital from traditional outlets and Facebook’s user base...
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Revealed: US spy operation that manipulates social media

Revealed: US spy operation that manipulates social media | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Military's 'sock puppet' software creates fake online identities to spread pro-American propaganda
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Facebook in 2015 – What Nonprofits Need to Know

Facebook in 2015 – What Nonprofits Need to Know | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
What do nonprofit marketers need to know about Facebook in 2015?
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Four Of The Top Six Social Networks Are Actually Chat Apps

Four Of The Top Six Social Networks Are Actually Chat Apps | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Messaging apps -- Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and China-based Tencent QQ and WeChat -- are coming into their own. Social marketers should take notice.
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Instagram for Nonprofits: 4 Tips to Get You Started

Instagram for Nonprofits: 4 Tips to Get You Started | Social Media for international Aid and Development | Scoop.it
Instagram for nonprofits can be a bit tricky at the start. Here are a few tips to help make sure your nonprofit benefits from being there.
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