5 times social media led to real social change

By Ilan Nass, Fueled In recent years, social media has played a key role in the spread of revolutionary ideas. It was the catalyst behind the Occupy Wall Street movement, where organizers across

Published on: July 7th, 2014 Fueled

Centre for Social Innovation launches crowdfunding platform

A new crowdfunding platform akin to Kickstarter or Indiegogo will launch this week with a focus on social innovation and offering a membership at an entrepreneurial hub. Toronto’s Centre for Social Innovation (CSI)

Published on: March 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Real-time map of Kickstarter projects to launch Monday

An independent Web blog is launching a real-time map of active Kickstarter projects Sept. 10, according to one of the site's co-founders.Kickstarter allows individuals and businesses to ask for donations from many different

Published on: September 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

iTunes could become next disaster relief donations tool

The success of efforts by charities in collecting $10 mobile texting donations to help Japanese and Haitian disaster relief efforts has non-profits considering whether to raise the amount to $25.Groups are also talking to Apple

Published on: March 25th, 2011 Matt Hamblen

Mobile giving – Canadians text donations for Haiti relief efforts

Frantic callers searching for information about their loved ones jam the remaining communications lines in quake-devastated Haiti.Meanwhile here in Canada, the major wireless carriers have set up a way for Canadians to  grab

Published on: January 15th, 2010 Nestor Arellano