Reddit is getting a fundraising button - Technolog on NBCNews.com

AFP Blog

Reddit is getting a fundraising button - Technolog on NBCNews.com : Now, for the first time, Reddit users will be able to execute some of these fundraisers within Reddit-branded pages

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Why the Reddit Situation Really Matters to Associations

SocialFish

Certainly you’ve read all about what happened at Reddit ( see this long and full rundown if you need the backstory ), where the community revolted after a beloved community manager was unceremoniously fired without explanation, and which eventually led to the CEO’s firing.

How Nonprofits Can Use Reddit

NTEN

Amid all the bad stuff, you'll find some ridiculously generous human beings on Reddit. I'll admit it: when people have asked me how brands could engage effectively on Reddit , the super-popular link-sharing social network, I've usually rolled my eyes and said, "They can't.". In light of the success of that event, people are asking once again if brands and nonprofits can use Reddit effectively. What's wrong with Reddit. Annie Lynsen. Director of Awesomeness.

Wasting Time While Doing Good: Nonprofits and the World of reddit

NonProfit Hub

My one stop, time-wasting source is a little gem called reddit. So, what is reddit? Reddit is, as its tagline boasts, the front page of the Internet. Reddit is the amalgamation (22 point word on Words with Friends) of everything that is the Internet. It’s Friday.

Latest Episode Highlights Danger and Potential of Reddit Fundraising - Social Media - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Latest Episode Highlights Danger and Potential of Reddit Fundraising - Social Media - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas Over Labor Day weekend, the same subreddit that helped disseminate a cache of nude celebrity photographs tried to organize an online fundraiser "in honor of" Jennifer Lawrence, one of the actresses victimized by the leak.

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Reddit to Rally Volunteers for Needy Nonprofits

Wild Apricot Blog

Last year, social bookmarking site Reddit partnered up to raise over $3,000 for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF.org), a non-profit selected by the website’s users to benefit from the fund-raising drive. It's partly an acknowledgement that many people have few funds to spare, and partly a nod to the wealth of high-tech talent found among Reddit users.

Reddit yet? Cute Aliens, Community News, and Youth Venture.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last night, I attended the Berkman Thursday Blogger Meeting which featured Alexis and Steve, Reddit Founders. Reddit is a community news service with ratings. "Not enough money to live in luxury, but enough to be able to work on Reddit and live."). Reddit is like del.icio.us Alexis and Steve received venture capital from a company that funds projects by youth (these guys must have been all of 22).

Social Actions Wins Reddit's FeedANeed.org Contest - A Personal Thank You

Social Actions

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote in my blog about the entry of Social Actions/Change the Web in Reddit's Feed A Need contest. This honor translates to 160 hours of pro-bono programming and volunteer hours from the Reddit community. As the days wore on, and the contest gained momentum, our team remained cautiously optimistic that a win could be clinched.

Social Actions Wins Reddit's FeedANeed.org Contest - A Personal Thank You

Social Actions

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote in my blog about the entry of Social Actions/Change the Web in Reddit's Feed A Need contest. This honor translates to 160 hours of pro-bono programming and volunteer hours from the Reddit community. As the days wore on, and the contest gained momentum, our team remained cautiously optimistic that a win could be clinched.

Social Actions Wins Reddit's FeedANeed.org Contest (plus A Thank You to Donors)

Social Actions

Thanks to everyone who voted for our submission in Reddit's FeedANeed.org contest and has donated to our $20.09 This honor translates to 160 hours of pro-bono programming and volunteer hours from the Reddit community.

Social Actions Wins Reddit's FeedANeed.org Contest (plus A Thank You to Donors)

Social Actions

Thanks to everyone who voted for our submission in Reddit's FeedANeed.org contest and has donated to our $20.09 This honor translates to 160 hours of pro-bono programming and volunteer hours from the Reddit community.

"Web Users Vote to Give $246K to Three Boston Area Nonprofits-massnonprofit news ::

AFP Blog

massnonprofit news :: : "Web Users Vote to Give $246K to Three Boston Area Nonprofits February 27, 2015 — Three Boston area nonprofits will each receive a donation exceeding $82,000 from reddit, a social networking service and news website, sharing 10% of the organization’s gross 2014 ad revenue with seven other nonprofits nationwide.

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New Social News Site for Nonprofits

NTEN

Idealist.org and Reddit launched a joint venture today: IdealistNews.org , a social news site geared towards nonprofits. While I have accounts with StumbleUpon and Reddit, I rarely use them. Tags: NPTech stumbleupon idealistnews.org idealist.org reddit web2.0 You're probably familiar with the concept of social news through sites like StumbleUpon and Digg : users post links to stories, other users rate the posts by voting them up or down.

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Digg This?

Beaconfire Wire

Easier to determine–and something I can now instruct you to do for yourself–is to learn the difference between Digg , Reddit , Facebook , Twitter , and StumbleUpon. After all, it takes work to gain the status you need on a site like Digg or Reddit to get your submissions noticed. People who submit links to Digg, Reddit, or one of the other commonly used social networks likely already have a method of doing this, and an icon on your pages is unlikely to help them do so.

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Geeks + Bacon + Volunteering = Awesome

NTEN

Imagine my great joy upon learning that Reddit is hosting a fantastic resource to connect volunteers of all stripes with organizations that need them this holiday season -- and those volunteers could win some BACON! You may have read about my intense love of all things bacon. I talk about it some(all the)times.

Viral Philanthropy: The Impact of Crowdsourced Compassion

AFP Blog

This is viral philanthropy, through which users of online communities, such as Reddit, Facebook, Twitter and other platforms, spread awareness and raise money for those who need it Viral Philanthropy: The Impact of Crowdsourced Compassion : Bus monitor Karen Klein didn’t ask the world for sympathy, and she definitely didn’t request money. But once Internet users watched the heartbreaking viral video of young students harassing Klein, they reached for their wallets.

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Are You Ready to Say No?|Crowdfunding’s Ethical Boundaries

Connection Cafe

One Reddit user proposed that anyone who looked at these illegal photos should donate money to the Prostate Cancer Foundation. On Tuesday, September 2, the Prostate Cancer Foundation released the following statement : A post appeared on Reddit late Monday afternoon, September 1, 2014. A Reddit user directed other Reddit users to make a donation to the Prostate Cancer Foundation without the Foundation’s knowledge.

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Bookmark Your Browsers! The Official Blogs of the World’s Most Popular Social Media Sites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Reddit Blog :: reddit.com/r/blog. Reddit. The nonprofit sector has a large community of technology bloggers committed to helping nonprofits stay current on emerging trends in social media, online fundraising, and mobile technology.

Our Favorite Articles from Nonprofit Hub in 2015

NonProfit Hub

Wasting Time While Doing Good: Nonprofits and the World of reddit. One of the best outlets for that is reddit. Despite what your boss might think, you can actually use reddit for good. As we complete another trip around the Sun, one can’t help but feel a little nostalgic. (We

The Sky is Falling!

NCE Social Media

Well, several social media sites like HootSuite , SCVNGR , Reddit , Quora and Foursquare use Amazon’s services to host their content. Yesterday, Amazon had a server problem for their cloud-based clients. You can read more about it here. What does that have to do with social media?

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Join the Trend: Six Ways to Discover Hot Topics for Your WordPress Blog

Byte Technology

Reddit. If you’re not currently visiting Reddit to grab ideas for your blog, start doing so immediately. And dedicated Reddit users can sometimes get into some pretty lengthy discussions on topics in the comment sections, which is certainly a place bloggers should be checking out for current interests. One of the biggest obstacles bloggers encounter—whether they’re on the WordPress platform or not—is how to create content that is based on currently trending topics.

The Charity Social 100 Index | Voluntary Sector Network | Guardian Professional

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The Charity Social 100 Index | Voluntary Sector Network | Guardian Professional : Voluntary sector blog banner The Charity Social 100 Index Charities need to develop more effective social strategies for a cash-strapped age reddit this Comments (2) Anne McCrossan and Steve Bridger Guardian Professional, Monday 19 September 2011 04.30

The Charity Social 100 Index | Voluntary Sector Network | Guardian Professional

AFP Blog

The Charity Social 100 Index | Voluntary Sector Network | Guardian Professional : Voluntary sector blog banner The Charity Social 100 Index Charities need to develop more effective social strategies for a cash-strapped age reddit this Comments (2) Anne McCrossan and Steve Bridger Guardian Professional, Monday 19 September 2011 04.30

Why "Free Agent" Social Communities Rock

Frogloop

The community could be a blog community, a YouTube channel community, a Facebook or Ning group, or a reddit group. The Reddit fundraising challenge that raised almost $60,000. The Atheist, Christian, and Islam subgroups of Reddit , the social news site, decided to raise funds and challenge each other at the same time, in a good-natured way. On December 9th, redditor maggieed suggested that the reddit Christianity subgroup start a fundraiser

5 New And Quirky Nonprofit Social Media Tactics

TechImpact

Host a Twitter chat or Reddit AMA. Image courtesy of athgo. Social media is well documented as a necessary marketing platform for all nonprofits. They allow you instantly connect with millions of users who represent every demographic under the sun.

New York Tech Community Voices Protest Against SOPA – on the Street and on the Phone

Mobile Commons

Speakers at the rally included Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian, technology thinker Clay Shirkey and others from the city’s tech startup world. This afternoon, our friends at The New York Tech Meetup took the protest against wide-ranging anti-piracy bills to the streets of Manhattan.

Say So What To Your Data Three Times

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The referral traffic came from Reddit. So What? The news piece that was on the top of the Reddit site was about the server outages for major online services. The comments were discussing what people did when Reddit was done.

Free education tools you have never heard of

SocialFish

University of Reddit. This site is a great resource, although quite unknown compared to the mighty Reddit, this site gives users the opportunity to share information through classrooms. This is a guest post by Sandra Miller, a tech writer from Brooklyn.

Infographic: How Do Social Network Users Lean Politically?

Frogloop

Users on Yelp, Reddit, Instagram, Tumblr, Zappos, and Spotify lean left but are not the most politcally engaged.

Power to the Online People

Frogloop

Users on Reddit also crowdsourced ideas to draft new Internet legislation in place of SOPA. Our desire to reach people wherever they are any time of day has radically changed the way we communicate with constituents, colleagues, and friends in the last decade.

Digg is Dying. Who are the Players Now?

Frogloop

Between Digg’s redesign, Founder Kevin Rose leaving the company, and other dud product launches like Newswire , Digg just can’t compete with other social networks where people go to share news these days – Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Google+, Care2, etc.

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Seven Ways To Use Photos To Amplify Engagement On Your Facebook Page

SocialFish

Use Reddit. Reddit , like Craigslist, is probably one of the ugliest but most useful websites on the internet. And if it’s received a lot of attention on Reddit, chances are it will do well with your Facebook Page.

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6 Ways To Make Your Nonprofit’s Holiday Campaign Successful

TechImpact

Twitter and Facebook are still the two most used outlets, but other spheres, such as Instagram, Pinterest, Reddit, and more are gaining more ground every day. Image courtesy of DoJiggy. The holiday season is meant for giving.

Infographic: How To Create An Awesome Meme

Frogloop

About 27% of memes orginated on websites and 14% on Reddit. Telling a good story is important to moving people into action. Amy Sample Ward and I talk about this in our book Social Change Anytime Everywhere , which is coming out next month.

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5 Things Donors Want To See On Your Website Before Donating

TechImpact

Social networks and media applications like Twitter, Vine, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook, and Reddit, among others, put an emphasis on visual media, over textual content. Image courtesy of imdesigns.ca. Responsive or mobile design.

Six Creative Ways To Use Photos To Increase Engagement On Your Facebook Page

John Haydon

Use Reddit. Reddit , like Craigslist, is probably one of the ugliest but most useful websites on the internet. And if it’s received a lot of attention on Reddit, chances are it will do well with your Facebook Page.

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Digital Life Hacks: Savvy Social Media

Connection Cafe

Reddit, Quora, and Digg provide discussion channels. Did you know there are now over 2.3 billion active social media users? As usage numbers continue to grow across all age groups, it is safe to say that social media has become an essential element of digital marketing.

Your Audience’s Content Is King (and Your Content Is Subservient to It)

Connection Cafe

We can use these methods to collect data in real-time and analyze them to see the relative rise of your campaign message vis a vis other message frames on Twitter, Facebook Pages, forums (like reddit), Instagram and tumblr. In a world where everyone is their own publisher on social media, the conventional wisdom that “content is king” is simply incomplete.

#SocialCongress – Perceptions and Use of Social Media on Capitol Hill

Connection Cafe

Reddit, Instagram, and Snapchat may someday have their day in the sun, but as far as Congress is concerned, Facebook is king and Twitter is the crown prince. Social Media is an aspect of technology that has been more enticing, faster-moving, more powerful, and more fickle than any other mode of communication—an almost daily topic here on npENGAGE, and one that nonprofit grassroots activists are constantly trying to harness.

Anti-SOPA/PIPA Activists Drive Over 200,000 Phone Calls in One Day

Mobile Commons

Tumblr, Reddit, Engine Advocacy, the Center for Rights, and other of our customers gave their users the power to more directly petition their legislators. As Reddit writes , “One day of organized protest turned Congress completely on its head.”