Als Ice Bucket Challenge

  • DoGooder Video Awards Honor YouTube Creators for Charitable Efforts

    … the YouTube creators in this year’s National DoGooder Awards. When we started the awards nine years ago, no one knew why they needed to focus on video. Now, more and more people are building communities focused around the power of video and using that medium to support social causes. Submissions to the contest closed Feb. 8, but users can currently preview the video submissions on the site before the voting opens Feb. 17, and winners will be announced at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin, Texas, March 5. …

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  • Facebook Using Good, Old-Fashioned People to Help Tweak News Feed

    … headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. According to Levy, the 600 or so participants click a button on a special version of Facebook, and they are served the 30 top News Feed stories, personalized for each user, as determined under the social network’s current formula. The posts are generated in random order. The participants go through each story, Levy…

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  • eMarketer: YouTube Should Watch Its Back

    … will total $7.77 billion in 2015, up 30.4 percent from 2014, with 20 percent of those dollars going to YouTube, and the researcher also cited a report by Cisco Systems last June, which projected that video would account for 80 percent to 90 percent of global consumer Internet traffic by 2018. eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson, author…

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  • The Facebook Integration That Keeps On JustGiving

    … easily by adding Open Graph tags to our site and application. Used Facebook Login to make registration easy. Encouraged sharing by including calls to action within the JustGiving app. Whether it’s running a marathon, posting a no-makeup selfie or taking part in an Ice Bucket Challenge, fundraising is all about asking for your friends’ support…

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  • Facebook ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Update: 17M+ Videos Seen 10B+ Times by 400M+ Users

    … More than 17 million videos related to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge were uploaded to Facebook between June 1 and Sept. 1, and they were viewed more than 10 billion times by more than 440 million users, the social network said in an update Tuesday. The Facebook Data Science Team added that from June 1 through Aug. 17, there were more than 28 million related posts, comments and likes. Readers: Did you participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? …

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  • Please Stop Worshiping Originality

    THE SHOW Many businesses these days spend hours in meeting rooms trying to figure out what the next big thing will be and how they can harness its power. But being the first or the most original isn't as important as doing whatever you do with conviction, and doing it well. Steve Jobs wasn't the first to come up with a smartphone or a tablet, but he flawlessly executed their ...

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