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Introducing the TEDActive Projects: Social Networks

Tom Rielly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tom Rielly

On our final day of TEDActive 2011, we chat with Amanda Rose, founder of the Connect the Dots Foundation, about her involvement in the TEDActive Proje...

You've Got Your Donations, Now What? Twestival Releases Videos Showing Progress in Liberia

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Participants of the second annual Twestival, which raised $400k, can now see the results of their giving. Founder Amanda Rose documented the school being built in Liberia from the money raised.

A Powerful Voice for Nonprofits

2morrowknight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
2morrowknight

Voluntweetup show nonprofits how to connect with their target audience, refine their message, and to engage social media sites like Twitter and Facebook in ways that can pay huge dividends.

The Impact of Education on Children's Lives in Ethiopia

Getinet Leweyehu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Getinet Leweyehu

In the last nine years, Concern Worldwide and their partners have established 22 schools across Ethiopia, providing education for vulnerable boys and girls.

Twestival! Goofy Name, Great Cause

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rachel Sklar

Tomorrow night in over 175 cities worldwide, Twestival 2010 will kick off in a global chain of parties fueled entirely by social media, with 100% of ticket sales going to Concern Worldwide.

Twestival: Get Involved And Make A Difference For Global Education

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The first global Twestival was held on February 12, 2009. The idea was simple: Twitter has a bajillion people on it -- so why not get as many people a...

Twestival 2010: LIVE Updates From Twitter Charity Drive

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Follow Twestival 2010 LIVE with our curated Twitter lists of international organizations, American organizations, and participants involved in the Twi...

Twestival 2010: Be Creative, Inspired and Join a Global Movement

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

As a one-woman philanthropic band, Amanda Rose is continuing the excitement and traction of Twestival with the 2nd annual global event coming up on March 25. This year's focus is education.

11 Twitter Activists You Should Be Following

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Tired of reading tweets about breakfast and balloon boys? We've compiled a list of some of the top activists on Twitter, many of whom you might not ev...

10 Ways to Change the World Through Social Media

Max Gladwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Max Gladwell

Our children will inherit a world profoundly changed by the combination of technology and humanity that is social media.

Twestival Promotes Awareness Of Water Issues (VIDEO)

Huffington Post, NYT, Twestival | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The New York Times reports that "Twestival," the multi-city gathering of people who a) use Twitter and b) care about the world's water supply, is taki...