Schedule for SMEx’s Intensive Workshops

Next week, the Social Media Exchange is launching our hands-on guided intensive workshops, where you’ll get to work with social media strategically to meet your organization’s needs. Keep reading to learn more about the workshops or drop by to talk with us about your ideas and needs: We’re having an open house tomorrow, Thursday, August […]

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A to Z of Web 2.0 for Social Change : G

G for Google. Google is the leading search engine with about 70% market share. The name is derived from “Googol” which means 1 followed by a 100 zeros, and it was started in a Stanford University dorm as a project to provide better Internet search results. Today, Google offers many services and tools that can […]

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Twitterism: Update Your Friends Via SMS Messaging

Twitter can be the perfect tool for communicating within an NGO or a communal context.Rather than using this micro-blogging service to merely update friends on personal matters, use it to send out security alerts in case of crisis.Ask for help and collaboration, or inform them about shared events, especially when you can forward updates to […]

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Twitteristic Information Processing

NGOs and online news sources can use social media to set up a communication plan on the internet. There are various approaches to developing an influential presence on the web and many tools to choose from. Social networking and micro-blogging programs like Twitter, Jaiku, Prownce, and Plurk allow people to blurt bits of conversation, sharing […]

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