Spotted: Another Hold The Sign Meme on Flickr

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've been collecting examples of the "hold a sign" meme in flickr and by way of Erin Stojan of RE-AMP I found this example from the American Rights at Work. It's cool to see these in flickr, an even cooler in Second Life - like the Avatars Against War American Rights At Work Flickr Stream. The Flickr stream is here.

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10 Facebook Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ensure that when potential new followers land on your Facebook Page, the design of your cover photo and your avatar is visually compelling. Perhaps they can not get a Facebook ad budget approved or they are simply stuck in the outdated “social media is free” meme.


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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Despite popular memes that social media is “Free!” Ask for your raise first, and then ask for a budget for graphic design work (avatar, Twitter background, YouTube Channel background, Facebook banners, etc.), In the next few weeks I’ll be making recommendations of which tools and trends in technology nonprofits should prioritize in 2013, but for this year’s post on New Year’s resolutions I wanted to get back to basics.

Social Media Glossary: 34 Terms to Know

Whole Whale

Maybe you’re setting up a Facebook campaign for the first time, or maybe you just can’t remember the difference between a meme and a GIF. Avatar . Not to be confused with James Cameron’s famously blue avatars. Meme . Social Media.

Live Blog: Is Technology Really Good for Human Rights

Amy Sample Ward

They work like memes, the speed people react and join in. I think there are people who say “yes, there are people who have said I’ve changed my avatar green…&# One of the things with Dean’s campaign initially was that they had huge amounts of online activism but had problems turning that into real life work. Tonight, I attended a live panel discussion on the question of whether Technology is Really Good for Human Rights, or not.

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The Real Housewives of Social Media: Cooking up Recipes for Nonprofit Success


When people logged in on Fridays, they saw hundreds of frozen pea avatars from people who were fighting breast cancer. Follow, participate, and create hashtags and memes. At the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference, we -- Carie Lewis , Beth Kanter , David J.