The 2018 Internet Trends Report is Out

SocialFish

Internet Trends Report 2018 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Tons of useful and interesting data, as always. Grab a coffee – this will take you a while to get through. Photo by Yeshi Kangrang on Unsplash. Debunking the Hype Industry Insider Useful Data

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Checking Employee Internet Use

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The Internet has turned into a significant asset in the work environment, the world’s greatest reference library, online networking focus, and explicit entertainment outlet is presently just a tick away. Checking Employee Internet get to is one way that an association can restrict its risk. Characterizing Internet Abuse. Issues with Internet Monitoring. InternetWeb Abuse in the Workplace.

Infographic: Interesting Stats On The Rise Of Internet Phone Calls

TechImpact

Internet phone calls, typically referred to as voice over internet protocol (VoIP) by IT professionals, are becoming increasingly popular amongst businesses and nonprofits, both small and large.

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How Baby Boomers Use The Internet

TechImpact

Two-thids of Americans over the age of 50 buy from Internet retailers. Pew Internet). In 2012, baby boomers spent over 27 hours per week on the Internet, 2 hours more than millennials!(WSL Pew Internet). Image courtesy of Modern Senior.

What Internet Topics are Nonprofits Most Interested In?

NetWits

The internet has been around for a long time now (sort of). What we know as the internet today is actually the by-product of a few visionary people who saw great potential in allowing computers to share information for research and development in scientific and military fields.

NGO Bringing Internet Service To Developing World

TechImpact

In places like rural Africa, reliable internet service is hard to come by.

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Cell Internet Access | Pew Internet & American Life Project

AFP Blog

Cell Internet Access | Pew Internet & American Life Project : Nearly two-thirds (63%) of cell phone owners now use their phone to go online, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. We call them “cell internet users” and define them as anyone who uses their cell phone to access the internet or use email.

Internet Soup

Connection Cafe

These are some things from the internet that I think are insightful/interesting/other words that start with "in": Desert Bus for Hope is pretty much my favorite charitable campaign of all time, and it's only 59 days and counting until Desert Bus 5! Author: Noah Cooper.

Robert on the (Internet) radio

Robert Weiner

This Friday, October 16 at 1 pm Eastern time, Nonprofit Radio will be broadcasting a discussion with me, Tracy Kronzak of Bright Step Partners; Marc Baizman of the Salesforce Foundation; and Dahna Goldstein of Altum.

Satellite Internet Service – Is It Right For You?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

There are numerous provincial zones where DSL (coordinate endorser line) or digital Internet benefit isn’t accessible. In the event that you live in one of those regions and need quick, dependable, rapid Internet benefit, satellite Internet is what you’re searching for. Satellite Internet Service Features. Satellite Internet benefit is dependably on, so you don’t need to hold up to interface with the Internet. DSL Internet benefit: Free.

Internet Governance

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I attended the Internet governance panel this morning (lest you think that Davos is all play and no work). Botnets (infected PCs under the control of bad guys) represent over 10% of the PCs connected to the Internet. Jonathan Zittrain made a strong analogy that the Internet today is as structurally weak as AT&T's telephone network was back in the days when you could get free telephone calls using a Cap'n crunch toy whistle.

Being Human: Google’s New API Solves an Internet Annoyance

Byte Technology

But at the very least the feature shows significant promise in alleviating a long-standing annoyance for Internet users, and all without sacrificing security for easy accessibility.

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12 More Internet Memes for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

The original “Top 12 Internet Memes for Nonprofits” received such a positive response, that a few more have been created. Don’t recognize one of them? Then check out knowyourmeme.com. Look for more nonprofit memes in the future. Research & Trends

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Internet Soup

Connection Cafe

Years ago, my dear friend Jack Shepherd (not to be confused with that other guy ) came up with the idea for a clever little recurring blog series titled "Internet Soup". So, here are some things from around the internet that I found interesting, and I think you might too! Earlier this month, Google announced that it will stop supporting older browsers like Internet Explorer 6 and 7 come August 1. Author: Noah Cooper.

Top 12 Internet Memes for Nonprofits

NonProfit Trends

Who doesn’t love a good Internet meme? Those clever little images and captions … Research & Trends

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2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report

NetWits

The 2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report provides analysis of 28 major nonprofit organizations and transactions for over 15 million donors and more than $1 billion in revenue. Internet donorCentrics Multichannel Online Fundraising

Ads will target Internet Week for Nepal donations

AFP Blog

Ads will target Internet Week for Nepal donations : "New initiative will use targeted ads to raise money for Nepal earthquake relief" 'via Blog this

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The Internet Gets Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Internet Gets Charitable – guest post by Darin McKeever. I am certainly not the first to observe that the internet has the potential to reshape the way people find and support causes and charities. The Internet is getting physical and charitable.

The Internet as a Diversion | Pew Internet & American Life Project

AFP Blog

The Internet as a Diversion | Pew Internet & American Life Project: "Three-quarters of online economic users--those Americans who use the internet to keep up with news about the economic recession or their own personal finances--go online to relax and take their minds off of the recession, according to an April 2009 survey by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Getting Around Internet Censorship: VPN

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last month I did a Networked NGO training in Dubai for Pakistan NGOs where I experienced Internet censorship first hand. My colleague, Stephanie Rudat, who is working with me on the project, and I decided that the we needed to “ How To Get Past Internet Censorship ” review.

Bombing Victims Get Millions as Internet Redefines Giving - Bloomberg

AFP Blog

Bombing Victims Get Millions as Internet Redefines Giving - Bloomberg : Bombing Victims Get Millions as Internet Redefines Giving. NPCrowdfunding NPBostonBombing

The Internet and Civic Engagement | Pew Internet & American Life Project

AFP Blog

The Internet and Civic Engagement | Pew Internet & American Life Project: "Still, there are hints that the new forms of civic engagement anchored in blogs and social networking sites could alter long-standing patterns. Some 19% of internet users have posted material online about political or social issues or used a social networking site for some form of civic or political engagement.

5 Ways the Internet of Things Could Transform Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By the year 2020, over 26 billion things — cars, appliances, roads — will be connected to the internet. Known as the Internet of Things , our digital and philanthropic lives are about to transform.

Satellite Internet gets the boot

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 Satellite Internet gets the boot October 31, 2007 Finally, I have real broadband. We moved last weekend to a town that has actual real cable high speed internet.

Visual Internet Traffic to Quadruple in Four Years

VisionLink

Here is a projection about internet use that will amplify the caffination in your coffee this morning. The projection comes from Cisco, and while it is in their interest to offer these projections to sell more hardware, recent projections over the years from Cisco have actually been low.

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What “The Internet of Customers” means to me

Judi Sohn

I’ve spent the last few days at Dreamforce 2013 thinking about this year’s theme: The Internet of Customers. That’s the Internet of Customers, isn’t it? What does it mean to the nonprofits I support? What does that have to do with CRM? I don’t want to just introduce my clients to a new mobile app – I want to show them why it matters. I want to drink the Kool Aid and share it.

China’s Internet Users Increase Weibo Logins - eMarketer

AFP Blog

China’s Internet Users Increase Weibo Logins - eMarketer : Social users interact with brands, follow popular personalities and shop The majority of internet use in China is done via mobile devices. These have been adopted so quickly by internet users in China that they have surpassed most “traditional” social networks, according to a new eMarketer report, “Mobile Social Platforms in China: Marketing Opportunities and Challenges

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16 Ways the Internet Supercharged Viral Philanthropy [INFOGRAPHIC]

AFP Blog

16 Ways the Internet Supercharged Viral Philanthropy [INFOGRAPHIC] : The Internet has undoubtedly transformed the way we support great causes. For years, non-profits and individuals alike have flocked to social media to spread awareness, bolstering viral philanthropy through crowdfunding sites such as Indiegogo, Fundly, GoFundMe and others

The Social Side of the Internet | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

AFP Blog

The Social Side of the Internet | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project: "The internet is now deeply embedded in group and organizational life in America. A new national survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has found that 75% of all American adults are active in some kind of voluntary group or organization and internet users are more likely than

Is the Internet Stupefying Students?

AFP Blog

Is the Internet Stupefying Students?: "By By the professor’s rule, students in the English classes of Dr. Mark Bauerlein at Emory University must take notes by hand. Laptops must be turned off, he says, to ensure students focus on what’s happening in the room, rather than on what’s floating around cyberspace.“In In half of those screens, they’re on Facebook,” Bauerlein says of the situation in other

Stats on State of the Internet

NCE Social Media

Here’s a video on the newest stats related to the internet. Are you adding to it these numbers by creating content, creating stick webpages, and encouraging open communication?

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Digital differences | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

AFP Blog

Digital differences | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project : oday, differences in internet access still exist among different demographic groups, especially when it comes to access to high-speed broadband at home. The ways in which people connect to the internet are also much more varied today than they were in 2000. As a result, internet access is no longer synonymous with going online with a desktop computer.

Safer Internet Day 2014: Help Create a Better Internet

Tech Soup Blog

Phishing scams, data theft, social media missteps, and cyberbullying are all unfortunate side effects of Internet use. In honor of Safer Internet Day , Microsoft has launched a new interactive website to promote a healthy Internet for everybody.

Charity begins on the Internet now -- baltimoresun.com

AFP Blog

Charity begins on the Internet now -- baltimoresun.com: "his holiday season, some of Maryland's oldest charities are reaching out to donors and volunteers, not only with the usual 'snail-mail' appeals and kettles on the corner, but with tweets on the Internet and clicks of the mouse.Organizations such as the United Way, Salvation Army and the American Red Cross are using Facebook pages and

Not-for-Profit Sector Gets Internet Savvy - Tech Europe - WSJ

AFP Blog

Not-for-Profit Sector Gets Internet Savvy - Tech Europe - WSJ : A new breed of organization born in the heart of the digital disruption is using all the tools that the Internet, and in particular social media, afford to drive fundraising, raise awareness and more important, to help boost efficiency, delivering more returns.

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Working Toward Internet Access for Everyone

Tech Soup Blog

adults still don't have broadband Internet access at home. The June 2015 FCC proposal calls for an expansion of Lifeline to provide low-income households with a choice of subsidized phone service or broadband Internet access. Nearly a third of U.S.

ISIS - Internet Sexuality Information Services

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Through the Full Circle Fund , where I spoke recently on a panel with Premal Shah of Kiva.org, I had the chance to meet the third panelist, Deb Levine of ISIS. It's great to meet a new technology social entrepreneur who is so on top of the latest social technologies! Kiva's cool, of course, but everybody already knows that!] ISIS has a mission around sex ed and STD prevention, and has an array of clever and innovative uses of the web and mobile communications to advance their mission.

Up to £3,000 available to charities that upgrade to faster internet » Charity Digital News

AFP Blog

Up to £3,000 available to charities that upgrade to faster internet » Charity Digital News : "Many charities in 50 cities across the UK have access to vouchers worth up to £3,000 towards the cost of installing improved broadband connectivity thanks to the government’s Super Connected Cities (SCC) programme.

Which countries use the internet the most? - Forum:Blog Forum:Blog | The World Economic Forum

AFP Blog

Which countries use the internet the most? And, as to be expected, the bulk of the Internet addiction comes from countries with younger populations with greater access to technology. “In Forum:Blog Forum:Blog | The World Economic Forum : "A study by consulting firm A.T. Kearney found that more people are spending more time online than ever.

Using the Internet for social action

AFP Blog

Using the Internet for social action: "You would never get Joe Solomon to admit it, but he’s a powerful agent for social action.And being a Web kind of guy, he’s not focusing only on Vancouver, the province or even the continent, for that matter.".

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