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How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels? | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
Note from Beth: Many nonprofits do not have dedicated teams for social media and social media strategy and implementation is typically only a part of a someone's job.  With limited time, how should that resource be invested to for best results?    Often, it can be choice of what channels t
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The new art of finance: making money work harder for the arts | Nesta

The new art of finance: making money work harder for the arts | Nesta | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
This paper shows how a portion of arts funding could be reinvented, making use of new methods that would bring in additional finance into the arts, as well as having other benefits such as making arts organisations better connected to their audiences.
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Most Wearable Technology Has Been a Commercial Failure, Says Historian

Most Wearable Technology Has Been a Commercial Failure, Says Historian | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
Given the hype around wearable technology like Google Glass, you might be surprised to learn that the wristwatch is still the most successful example of modern wearable tech. Over the past century, wearables have mostly been commercial failures. A new book from MIT Press explores this forgotten history.
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Your smartphone is about to kill off another piece of arcane technology

Your smartphone is about to kill off another piece of arcane technology | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
Smartphones have effectively replaced a lot of the gadgets that we used to buy, including calculators, compasses, alarm clocks and dedicated GPS trackers. And now The Wall Street Journal reports th...
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Brand ads on ‘piracy’ websites replaced with police banners | News | Marketing Week

Brand ads on ‘piracy’ websites replaced with police banners | News | Marketing Week | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
City of London police force aims to slash the revenue sites suspected of copyright infringement earn through advertising.
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ASU minds create app for sustainability tips

ASU minds create app for sustainability tips | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
The social-media app is meant to inspire people to take action to improve planet Earth.
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New Mobile App Will Change the Way Donors Give and Nonprofits Fundraise [USA]

New Mobile App Will Change the Way Donors Give and Nonprofits Fundraise [USA] | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
At long last a mobile app has launched that allows Americans to easily donate to any U.S.-based nonprofit in just a few taps. By partnering with Guidestar and Network for Good, donors can now give ...
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Charities Like Facebook for Rallying Support but Not Much for Fundraising

Charities Like Facebook for Rallying Support but Not Much for Fundraising | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
Only a small number of groups have raised more than a few thousand dollars through the social network.
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New app targets independent voters [USA]

New app targets independent voters [USA] | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
A new app is designed to appeal to mobile voters and amp up voter involvement
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Why Your Membership Program Isn’t Resonating with Millennials

Why Your Membership Program Isn’t Resonating with Millennials | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
Here are the 3 things your organization can start doing to resonate with the millennial audience.
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Pinning? Bet You're Doing It on Mobile

Pinning? Bet You're Doing It on Mobile | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
The overwhelming majority of Pinterest sharing takes place via mobile, according to research. And despite their smaller size, smartphones are the mobile device of choice for pinning on the go.
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African philanthropy: the new drivers of development

African philanthropy: the new drivers of development | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
Remittances to Africa could transform local philanthropy and put the continent on path of self development, argues Solome Lemma (RT @SAISAfrica: African philanthropy: the new drivers of development http://t.co/UkZyQVrCV2...
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Can Sense revolutionize sleep tracking?

Sense has already raised more than 700% of its $100,000 Kickstarter goal, but can it compete with the countless sleep apps and wearable trackers? Laurie Segall reports.
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Disrupting Payments, Africa Style

Disrupting Payments, Africa Style | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
The fact that Africa skipped landlines -- and will skip PCs in favor of smartphones -- is a fascinating statement about technological evolution.
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Schools ditch the pens and paper for cutting edge technology [New Zealand]

Schools ditch the pens and paper for cutting edge technology [New Zealand] | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
The school that’s ditched the pens, paper and even the teacher at the front of the class to fully embraced cutting edge technology.
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Control a digger with smart goggles

Control a digger with smart goggles | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
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Commonwealth Games opening ceremony giant teacake sells for £1,605

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony giant teacake sells for £1,605 | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
Prop was auctioned off on official Glasgow 2014 website, attracting 108 bids in just two days before closing. By Stuart Dredge
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HealthCrowd case study makes strong case for texting Medicaid patients

HealthCrowd case study makes strong case for texting Medicaid patients | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
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Researchers develop passive, voice analysis mood detection app for patients with bipolar disorder | mobihealthnews

Researchers develop passive, voice analysis mood detection app for patients with bipolar disorder | mobihealthnews | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
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8th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Report

8th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Report | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
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Amazon Launches A 3D Printing Store With Customizable Goods | TechCrunch

Amazon Launches A 3D Printing Store With Customizable Goods | TechCrunch | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
Amazon has launched a new store for 3D-printed goods, which include items that can be customized to change their size, color, material and even aspects of..
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Twitch edges closer to broadcast TV with new feature

Twitch edges closer to broadcast TV with new feature | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
Twitch is introducing a new feature to the platform that brings Twitch channels closer to television channels: Individuals will be able to promote other streams on their own channel, even after...
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How much is white privilege worth? Ask the woman crowdfunding it

How much is white privilege worth? Ask the woman crowdfunding it | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
The latest subversive Go Fund Me campaign is an attempt to put a financial value on the benefits of white privilege. And its creator is offering donors the perks of 'black privilege' in return: including hair-touching and police harassment, writes Priya Elan
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Programmatic Making Its Way in the UK

Programmatic Making Its Way in the UK | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
Trading ads programmatically is becoming increasingly common in the UK. New research suggests that it now accounts for 28% of total digital display advertising in the country, and industry sentiment is that it's only going to get bigger.
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The Next Big Thing in Computer Memory | MIT Technology Review

Researchers have discovered a new way to make chips that could pack terabytes into smartphones. (RT @atemporalist: So which is it technosphere, more on-device #storage or the #cloud??
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New RSS research finds ‘data trust deficit’, with lessons for policymakers

New RSS research finds ‘data trust deficit’, with lessons for policymakers | Technology Supporting Social Good | Scoop.it
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