Lame spams of the day: assorted LinkedIn ploys

Robert Weiner

Lots of spam is coming from fake LinkedIn accounts these days. Most of it is more scary than lame -- it uses the right logo, colors, and fonts. They typically say I have new invitations or messages or that I need to confirm my email address. But some are downright lame, like this: Sender: LinkedIn Notification [undisturbed487@uncw.edu]. Subject: LinkedIn Invitation from your official. Text: Invite notifications: From Timothy Vega ( Your servant) (Is this supposed to be funny?

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Reflections from Networked Nonprofit Workshop for Latin American NGOs

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Most felt they were at the walking stage and a few crawling, mostly because a few offices were new like the Office in Cuba or that the use of networks and social media wasn’t as intentional as it could be.

Upcoming Nonprofits Live: DIY Blogging

Tech Soup Blog

Having spent the last ten years restlessly roving the planet, Melissa Schilling , a published writer and photographer, has spent time coordinating photo-art therapy in the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, searching for huitlecoche on the Mayan Riviera, riding bicycles through Patagonia, cooking Basque food in the Pais Vasco, and deep-sea fishing off the coast of Cuba.

Women Activists Profiled by Mariane Pearl in Glamour

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Cuba: Laura Pollan, whose home is the headquarters for Damas en Blanco ( Ladies in White).

Facebook Advertising Experiment for Nonprofit Organizations :: The Results

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now would be a good time for some nonprofits to expand their Facebook Page use beyond a having Page for their organization ( Latin America Working Group ) to also creating a Facebook Page(s) for a campaign ( End the Travel Ban on Cuba ). Over the last few weeks I have been running a Facebook Advertising experiment for the Nonprofit Organizations Facebook Page. While the ad itself produced little-to-no results, some unexpected Facebook insights did come out of running the ad.

Mission Possible: Tell Us Your Symantec Story and Win Prizes!

Tech Soup Blog

This Challenge is void in Cuba, Iran, Myanmar, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, and all countries under sanction by the U.S. Symantec helps nonprofits make their mission possible. What is your nonprofit's mission? What drives you and motivates you to create change in your community?

In Search of Hope: The Global Diaries of Mariane Pearl

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"[N]ow I have an answer for my son, who lost his father to blind hatred. Yes, there is hope in the world, and it isn't naive or even idealistic. It is real."--Mariane Mariane Pearl, In Search of Hope.

Colombia is the 2nd Happiest Place for the Planet

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Cuba 7. According to Ode Magazine , The Happy Planet Index , a project of the New Economics Foundation , ranks Colombia as the 2nd happiest place for the planet. The HPI is calculated by adding the country's life expectancy with its life satisfaction divided by its ecological footprint.

Adobe Creative Cloud Giveaway for Nonprofits at 17NTC!

Tech Soup Blog

This Sweepstakes is void for organizations in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria ("U.S. Stop By and Visit Us — Booth 217. Washington DC, here we come!

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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Here’s a passage from his letters: At Guantanamo, soldiers have assaulted me, placed me in solitary confinement, threatened to kill me, threatened to kill my daughter and told me I will stay in Cuba for the rest of my life. Let the world know the agony of the detainees in Cuba.

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Putting Caribbean Projects on the (Google) Map | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti and Trinidad are just a few Caribbean islands that can be Googled down to 110 ft scaled maps in both satellite and hybrid.

Big Vision Podcast: Steve Williams from POWER

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If you look at the history in South Africa, and the movement to end the apartheid regime, or if you look at the revolution in Cuba, where literally the island was essentially a playground for rich people from the United States.