Lame spam of the day: Gaddafi’s money

Robert Weiner

I loved the movie Three Kings , so I got a kick out of being asked to help smuggle Gaddafi's money out of Libya. US) Thirty Five million United States Dollars to you, as far as I can be assured that my share will be safe in your care until I complete my service here in Libya, this is no stolen money, and there is no danger involved. Sender: SGT CHRIS BRAND (chrisbrrand@yahoo.com.ph). Subject: WAITING FOR YOU RESPONSE. Text: Helllo, My name is Sgt.

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Go Around the Globe with #Storymakers2014

Tech Soup Blog

Are you ready to join a global, Storytelling conversation on Twitter at #Storymakers2014 spanning the globe from India, Libya, Kenya across Europe, Canada and the United States. Storymakers2014 is going around the world! Then join us September 4, 2014 for an amazing, global conversation.

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How Text Messaging Has Revolutionized Giving

BoardAssist

They adopted their SMS campaign in order to reach their 15,000 members quickly to respond to a crisis in Libya. Most of our board placements love nothing better than joining a board where they can be a voice of change. Perhaps that voice in 2017 will be to help your nonprofit adopt text messaging as a new way of fundraising. For all the details on how to make this work for your nonprofit, read on below in this week’s guest blog post on text messaging.

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URL Shorteners: Blind(ly) Heading Towards Disaster?

Frogloop

is used and operated by Libya, they are within in their jurisdiction to seize domains that don't comply with their laws. If you thought email radically changed the way nonprofits communicated with constituents online, then social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter may have challenged you even more. Social networking has forced nonprofits to be comfortable with two-way communications, transparency, and adapting to short social conversations using limited character counts.

Building the World You Want: 6 Nonprofit Campaigns to Consider on International Day of Charity

EveryAction

In response to the Supreme Court’s decision to temporarily grant the Trump administration's request to reinstate portions of its travel ban (blocking people from six countries - Iran, Yemen, Sudan, Syria, Libya and Somalia - from entering the United States), CARE reignited their #BetterThanTheBan campaign. Consider this fact: unless the world tackles inequity today, 167 million children will live in extreme poverty by 2030.

Events Roundup: NetSquared Loves You this February

Tech Soup Blog

Tripoli, Libya: NetSquared Tripoli Meetup. Every month NetSquared holds free or low cost educational events for people and organizations who want to use technology for social good. With 50 groups in 20 countries there’s probably a Net2Local group near you (but if there isn’t we’d love to help you start a new meetup.) :-).

Data Digest: Open Data for Africa Platform, Silent Data Revolution in MENA and Data Strategies

Tech Soup Blog

Libya, Djibouti and Jordan have also granted restricted access to micro data to selected individuals and organizations. Data Digest is a weekly round-up of the latest news on data-related projects in the nonprofit sector, compiled and authored by Keisha Taylor of GuideStar International and TechSoup Global. It originally appeared on NetSquared. This week have a look at the just completed Open Data for Africa platform and learn more about the brewing open data revolution in the MENA region.

The 5 Best Social Impact Games of 2010

NTEN

And even though this game was released a few months ago, the relevance of promoting non-violent revolution is more apparent than ever with the events in Tunisia, Egypt or Libya. # By Jeff Ramos, Community and Content Manager, Games for Change When most people outside gaming think of video games, they typically fall into three buckets: "old school" games like Super Mario and Tetris, social and mobile games like Farmville and Angry Birds, or hyper-violent console games like Grand Theft Auto.

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Some Reflections About Civil Society 2.0 and Why I’m Not On A Plane To Tunisia Right Now

Beth Kanter

Youtube blocked access to the offensive video in two of the countries in turmoil, Egypt and Libya , but did not remove the video from its Web site. The post I had originally planned to publish before leaving on a plane for Tunis, Tunisia was going to be all The Women’s Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) , funded through the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of the Middle Eastern Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and managed by IIE.