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Has Your Nonprofit Considered Race and Class in Your Social Media Strategy?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In its heyday in 2006 and 2007, Myspace was an incredibly vibrant community of artists, musicians, and impassioned activists and do-gooders.

10 Tips for Managing Social Media Burnout

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Even when I wasn’t at home at my desk, I was on my iPhone updating Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc. The good news is that I have found using Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, etc. Justly recently I deleted over 200 Facebook “Friends&# and decided that my personal profile on Facebook was going to be exactly that.

The Importance of Branding Your Nonprofit on Social Networks Through Graphic Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook Cover :: 815 x 315 pixels. 3. Facebook Google Plus LinkedIn Social Media Twitter YouTube An Avatar :: 200 x 200 pixels.

Working and Facebooking: No Longer Impossible

SocialFish

Having Facebook open was a waste of time. Fast-forward 7 years, and now if Facebook is NOT open on my desktop I’m not doing my job.

Guest Post on Tactical Philanthropy: Causes, MySpace and ideablob

Amy Sample Ward

“In recent days, Causes has left MySpace and IdeaBlob has shutdown. First, let’s start at the beginning: Causes Leaves MySpace.

AFP > Resource Center | Fundraising news > Charities See Potential for ‘Causes’ on MySpace, Facebook

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Nonprofits turn to Facebook, MySpace, Twitter to raise money, market themselves - Metro - cleveland.com

AFP Blog

Top 5 Social Media Tactics Every School Should Implement

NetWits

Facebook has it’s roots in education. Stick to Facebook and Twitter. Shorten your URL and share it out via Facebook and Twitter.

Why Nonprofits Should Sync Their Twitter and MySpace Accounts

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thousands of nonprofits haven’t logged into their MySpace profiles in months, or even a year or more. The majority have moved on to Facebook and Twitter. That said, MySpace is not dead. They just don’t tend to be the same folks that regularly visit Facebook and Twitter. They want a human behind the avatar.

Which Company is the Most Socially Responsible and Generous to Nonprofits: Facebook? Twitter? YouTube? LinkedIn? MySpace? Flickr? Google?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits and their adoption of social media has created an interesting, albeit interdependent relationship with large companies like Google, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr. TwtPolls: 1) Which company is the most generous ? 2) And which company should be doing more ? 1) Facebook. potential consumers). Flickr.

Is Your Non-Profit A Myspace Or A Facebook?

John Haydon

E very time I leave my MySpace Page  to go over to Facebook, I see the power that questions can have on a business strategy and even one’s outlook on life. I see, with my eyes,  one fundamental difference in how these two organizations think: How can we prevent phishing pholks from hacking us to death - again? Versus. Remember?

Causes Ditches MySpace: Don't Put All Your Fundraising Relationship Eggs in One Third Party, Proprietary Basket!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The email encouraged MySpace users of Causes to join the cause on Facebook.  . Tags: facebook   Photo by Billie Hara.

Are Nonprofits Raising Money Via Social Networks?

Frogloop

Facebook is the most popular commercial social network for nonprofits. Nine out of 10 nonprofits have a presence of Facebook.

Causes Leaves MySpace: Should We Care?

Tech Soup Blog

There's been a lot of discussion over the past week about Causes leaving MySpace and becoming a Facebook-only application. read more.

A brief graph on current trends

NCE Social Media

Below is a chart showing how Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace compare in number of unique visitors in the past 13 months. Facebook and Twitter have grown while MySpace has been stagnant. Tags: Facebook Marketing and Awareness Microblog Tools twitter facebook myspace compete

Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Reconsider Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

have been mulling this post over for months, and with some recent changes made by Facebook, the time has come. That said, people love Facebook.

The Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook Fundraising Mobile Media Social Media Twitter ROI (Return on Investment There absolutely  is a math to social and mobile media.

Ten Things Nonprofits May Not Know About MySpace [But I Wish They Did]

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As I spent the Thanksgiving weekend pondering gratitude, MySpace made the top of my list of things to be grateful for. If it were not for MySpace, my professional life no doubt would be much less fulfilling. And for that, I will be eternally grateful to MySpace and the “Nonprofit Organizations&# MySpace community.

Three Things That Happen When Facebook Pages Reach 10,000 Fans

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Last week the Nonprofit Organizations Facebook Page reached the 10,000 fans milestone. This was a Facebook litmus test for me. It took 2.5

Will Facebook Authenticate “Nonprofit Organizations” or Shut It Down?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As soon as Facebook launched Community Pages , I knew this day coming. The Facebook Team. Tags: Facebook link]. Not an option.

12 Must-Know Stats About Social Media, Fundraising, and Cause Awareness

Nonprofit Tech for Good

57% of Facebook Fans “Like” a charity on Facebook because they want to publicly display their support of the nonprofit to their friends.

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Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology More on Facebook July 17, 2007 Michelle Martin has a great post this week on Facebook. They have a roundup of what they are calling the 10 best Facebook apps for work. Be Helpful.

Facebook for Nonprofit Beginners: Learn the Basics of this Online Social Networking Tool

Tech Soup Blog

If you haven't heard of Facebook, I'm sorry to break it to you, but you are living under a rock. However, if you haven't seen a use for Facebook for your organization, then you are not alone, and we are here to help. read more. Tools Web 2.0 Tools

Wild Apricot Blog : A beginners guide to Facebook for non-profits

Wild Apricot Blog

Social Network Sites Dominate Web Visitor Results

NCE Social Media

Facebook 35.20% of all visitors (#1 overall). Myspace 4.70% (#26 overall). Tags: Research facebook myspace linkedin orkut hi5 reren vkontakte According to Google’s ad planner , social network sites now account for more than 50% of all unique website visitors. Orkut is a Google owned site and it made the list.

The other side of the figures: Causes reaches $20 Million in Donations

Amy Sample Ward

You can read more about the MySpace/Facebook move here , here , and here.). 35,000 causes have received at least one donation.

Yahoo! Supports OpenSocial; Yahoo!, MySpace and Google to Form Non-Profit OpenSocial Foundation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Just saw a press release from Yahoo, Google, and MySpace about OpenSocial Foundation. Marketing Pilgrim adds: Facebook is steadily refusing to participate in OpenSocial or the foundation, choosing instead to support Facebook developers. Google is emphasizing that OpenSocial is a community effort (or as Mozilla puts it, ???a

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Ugliest MySpace Pages

See What's Out There

The Facebook news is big. Facebook is the second big social networking site behind MySpace. One reason is that it’s ugly.

Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Question Facebook’s Integrity, Longevity, and ROI (Return on Investment)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, people love Facebook. The vast of majority of nonprofits love Facebook too. Alright… thanks Facebook. Really?&#.

New on SSIR: Letting Technology Lead

Amy Sample Ward

In a big way, removing the Causes application from MySpace will mean many people don’t have the “space&# to bare their badges of support, to leverage a networked dashboard of lapel pins that align them and define them. Are you using Causes on MySpace, are you using it on Facebook? What it Means to Individuals.

New on SSIR: Letting Technology Lead

Amy Sample Ward

In a big way, removing the Causes application from MySpace will mean many people don’t have the “space&# to bare their badges of support, to leverage a networked dashboard of lapel pins that align them and define them. Are you using Causes on MySpace, are you using it on Facebook? What it Means to Individuals.

HOW TO: Effectively Manage Hate and Anger on Social Media Sites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

month ago I launched a Facebook Page called Accomplishments of President Barack Obama. have run a lot of online communities over the last 10 years, but never one as challenging as the Accomplishments of President Barack Obama Facebook Page. On Facebook, simply click “Report&# by their comment. You have to moderate. Thanks!

A Social Media Reality Check

Frogloop

You may even find yourself obsessing about it and have a condition called FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) because you are not posting or monitoring the chat on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. Facebook: While Facebook says that they have 150M U.S. population logs into Facebook on any given day to check or post updates. The U.S.

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Change.org’s premium service is now free for all nonprofits!

NCE Social Media

In addition to all the tools that came with the basic service, all nonprofits can now: 1) Create Actions, including email petitions that can empower and expand your base of supporters. 2) Message all your supporters. 3) Send supporter requests to recruit new members. 4) Link to your profiles on MySpace, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Facebook Platform – Opening Up

See What's Out There

Facebook is the second big social networking site behind MySpace. And their pages aren’t nearly as ugly as MySpace pages.

Wild Apricot Blog : Using Facebook and MySpace for Advocacy and Fundraising: An interview with Carie Lewis, HSUS

Wild Apricot Blog

6 Takeaways From ShareThis’ Study on Social Sharing

NetWits

Takeaway: Ensure your nonprofit website is optimized for Search Engines. 3) Facebook Is Not The Only Social Network. clicks, 4.8 clicks, 4.3

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NetCentric Advocacy: Online Organizing: Social Network Study of Race and Use Clusters of Myspace or Facebook based on Incoming Class at Northwestern

Network-Centric Advocacy

In particular, Hispanic students are significantly more likely to use MySpace than are Whites in the sample, while Asian and Asian American students are significantly less likely to use MySpace. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Link: Whose Space? Link: Whose Space? del.icio.us/networks

33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new time allotment and updated tool list is as follows: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: 15 Hours Weekly. However, defining Web 1.0

Lame spam of the day: Facebook notifications

Robert Weiner

Similar to the notifications from MySpace, Habbo, Tagged, and Foursquare I got a few weeks ago, I'm getting lots of fake Facebook notifications. Here are a few examples: Sender : Facebook (confirm+robert@ig.com.br). Text: You recently requested a new password for your Facebook account. Thanks, The Facebook Team.