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Grassroots vs Grassrootsy: How to Parse Technology's Role in Politics | TechPresident

Grassroots vs Grassrootsy: How to Parse Technology's Role in Politics | TechPresident | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
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2012 Election: Social Media Will Play Key Role In Women's Vote - Forbes

2012 Election: Social Media Will Play Key Role In Women's Vote - Forbes | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
Women use blogs, social media platforms and web site comment spaces to influence each other’s purchasing decisions. They will use the same communication tools to affect the election outcome.
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A Day in the Life of Planned Parenthood's Digital-Advocacy Staff - Marketing and Communications - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

A Day in the Life of Planned Parenthood's Digital-Advocacy Staff - Marketing and Communications - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
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When Designing Experiences for Humans, Consider Common Psychological Behaviors | Design Sojourn

When Designing Experiences for Humans, Consider Common Psychological Behaviors | Design Sojourn | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
Strategies for Good Design and Design Leadership...
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Slacktivists: Changing the world with 'likes,' clicks and tweets?

Slacktivists: Changing the world with 'likes,' clicks and tweets? | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
The activists are striking slack in 2012.
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Going Digital - online communications advice for non-profits

Going Digital - online communications advice for non-profits | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
War Child, a non-profit organization, helps to raise awareness and support of war affected children globally through local and international initiatives.
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Kony 2012: Fights, Mobs, Takedowns and Meltdowns, but Very Little Truth

Kony 2012: Fights, Mobs, Takedowns and Meltdowns, but Very Little Truth | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
I spoke to Jason Russell for the second time last week as one of my final interviews in over two months of reporting for a TIME piece on Joseph Kony, his Lord's Resistance Army (L.R.A.) and the anti-L.R.A.
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Watch Our Super Fly, Super PACs Music Video - ProPublica

Watch Our Super Fly, Super PACs Music Video - ProPublica | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
We explain how super PACs are influencing elections.
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Kony 2012 Shows The Power Of Youth And Social Media

Kony 2012 Shows The Power Of Youth And Social Media | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
Youth -- with the help of social media -- can grab everyone's attention. If united, teens have the potential to select the major issues facing our society.
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Does culture = fluff? Think Again. « amplifi

Does culture = fluff? Think Again. « amplifi | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it

Healthy organizational cultures are key to long-term, sustainable success.

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A new narrative for non-profits and charities: PwC Up front™

A new narrative for non-profits and charities: PwC Up front™ | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it

Non-profits are playing an increasing role in society and economy, and we now have to look at how they can continuously be more effective.

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The Definitive Story of How President Obama Mined Voter Data to Win A Second Term | MIT Technology Review

The Definitive Story of How President Obama Mined Voter Data to Win A Second Term | MIT Technology Review | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
How President Obama’s campaign used big data to rally individual voters.
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9 Concrete, Specific Things We Actually Know About How Social Media Shape Elections

9 Concrete, Specific Things We Actually Know About How Social Media Shape Elections | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
What studies sanely say about democracy in the age of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube...
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Using Social Media for Digital Advocacy

Some good examples of how organizations are using social media for digital advocacy.

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Engagement, Advocacy, and Other Buzzwords

Engagement, Advocacy, and Other Buzzwords | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
After years of lip service, with few notable exceptions, yesterday seemed to mark a new alignment between media owners, brands, and agencies. No longer can we focus exclusively on the mass consumer audience.
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Winning at Pinning

Winning at Pinning | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
Note from Beth: A few weeks ago, I asked folks on Facebook "What Nonprofits Are Crushing It on Pinterest?" and got a terrific list of examples.
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Touchscreen voting station enables Helsinki residents to have their say on new gallery

Touchscreen voting station enables Helsinki residents to have their say on new gallery | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
Citizens are having their say as to whether the government should invest in a new branch of the Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki thanks to Facebook-style voting stations set up by advertising agency HeyDay.
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Digital Campaigns: What's Working Now (eNonprofit Benchmarks) | Nonprofit Marketing | Getting Attention

Digital Campaigns: What's Working Now (eNonprofit Benchmarks) | Nonprofit Marketing | Getting Attention | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
Here's a sneak peek at the key findings of the 2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study, co-authored by NTEN and M&R Strategic Services:...
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Re:Born Digital, in Video: Activists

The summer 2010 class of interns at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society took on a huge assignment: pick a chapter from Urs Gasser and John Palfrey's bo...
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50 (mostly) free social media tools you can’t live without in 2012

50 (mostly) free social media tools you can’t live without in 2012 | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
A couple years ago, Jay Baer wrote a great blog post called 'The 39 social media tools I'll use today' which was an all-in-one toolkit for social media marketers (and still is).

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Turning the homeless into 4G hotspots

Turning the homeless into 4G hotspots | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
Homeless Hotspots turns Austin's homeless residents into 4G hotspots at SXSW.
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Kony 2012: Journalism and the viral video - World - CBC News

Kony 2012: Journalism and the viral video - World - CBC News | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
There is simply no doubt the story of Kony has been well documented. He has been on front pages and television screens on and off for the better part of a decade.
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The Surprising Big Idea at TED: Turn Off Technology | TIME Ideas | TIME.com

The Surprising Big Idea at TED: Turn Off Technology | TIME Ideas | TIME.com | Digital Advocacy | Scoop.it
It’s a TED tradition: when the stage lights go up at the beginning of a talk, the little gadgets go away—iPhones, iPads, and Blackberries all have to be powered down, even by the tech big wigs who were in attendance, including Amazon's Jeff Bezos,...
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