The use of social media for social change is proliferating rapidly. In that vein, we at Cause Global will start sharing this weekly roundup of social action links and varied news bits from Social Actions and its passionate, cause-wired team—Joe Solomon, Christine Egger and Peter Deitz.
Here's their roundup from the week of December 8-14:
Amazee released a white paper on Social Collaboration.Firstgiving
hosted fundraising pages for the 8th annual Santa Speedo Run in Boston
Zazengo launched its Impact Challenge game on Facebook.
Katya Andresen blogged about a free campaign planning tool.Pew Internet and American Life
Project released a report entitled, "The Future of the Internet III
Craig Newmark offered his reflections on the development of a "Craigslist for Service."Chez Pim
launched its fifth annual and highly successful Menu for Hope micro-philanthropy campaign
Squidoo launched $30,000 Twitterdrive for Charity.Social Innovation Camp
posted a report from the recent get-together in London
David Weinberger presented at Le Web on the subject of Leadership Based on the Wisdom of Crowds.
From Poverty to Power blog linked to two collections of case studies on the effectiveness of grassroots activism.
MicroVolunteerism launched Twitter-based volunteering initiative.
Paul Brest of The Hewlett Foundation responded to Nathaniel Whittemore's question, "What is the one thing you need to know before you donate to charity this holiday season?"
Amy Sample Ward asked friends, family and the nptech community to contribute to her 26th Birthday Cause in support of Free Geek.
JD Lasica posted a review of Tom Watson's CausedWired.
Ning Network Creators posted a tutorial on creating The Perfect Social Network.
Can the Internet Save the Planet? Environmentalism 2.0 Slideshow100 of the Most Essential Green Web Resources
Zoombala: Social network for social entrepreneurs
Facebook Ads 101: How to Set up and Track Facebook Ads
Dream It. Do It. ChallengeWhat are Social Actions Round Ups?
Each week, Social Actions community members post links and news about online social activism. This round-up is a summary of the links that surfaced in the last 7 days. You can share links and news for future Social Actions round-ups in the Peer-to-Peer Social Change FriendFeed Room. You can also check out past roundups here.
Social Actions roundups are syndicated on CauseGlobal, CauseWired, NetSquared, and TakePart.
Labels: micro-philanthropy, social actions roundup, social media, twitter, zoombala