All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Causes’

Instagram a Feet Pic and Toms Will Donate a Pair of Shoes to a Child in Need

Somewhere between the bad food pic and the car selfie lies the bare feet pic, an Instagram post that very few people really care to see. But now, that foot selfie will actually do some good in the world. Toms, the shoe company known for donating a pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair purchased, is …

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Nightclub Death: 2nd Woman Arrested, Looking For 3rd

As earlier reported by us, an innocent night out on the town left recent graduate Kim Pham lifeless on the sidewalk suffering from brain damage that resulted in her later death with other women now being charged with murder. Vanesa Zavala was first charged in the deadly beating, and now another woman has been charged with the California murder. While …

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Spirit Day: Go Purple on Social Media to Take a Stand Against Bullying

If you see a bunch of purple profile pics, Timeline photos, and Twitter avatars today – don’t worry, everyone hasn’t uploaded a new photo from their iPhone 5 cameras. All that purple is for #SpiritDay, an anti-bullying awareness campaign first launched back in 2010. For the third time, October 19th serves as Spirit Day – a day where people add …

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Microsoft Creates Facebook Page To Address Issues In Washington State

Microsoft is based in Redmond, Washington, and they have always been a company that’s concerned about with the state in which they are based. They say that since Washington state houses more than 40,000 employees, they have a “huge stake” in the policy that will shape the future of the community. With that goal in mind, Microsoft has launched a …

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LinkedIn Cause Features Can Help Your Visibility

LinkedIn has added a “Volunteer & Causes” field to profiles, allowing members to show off what causes they have volunteered for, presenting networking opportunities in the non-profit realm, similar to the the opportunities LinkedIn already presents in the professional realm. There are added benefits to the professional side of things as well, however. LinkedIn Senior Manger of Corporate Communications Krista …

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Should Bert & Ernie Get Married? Online Petition Thinks So [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Sesame Street responds to the online petition. Bert & Ernie, America’s beloved puppet best friends, have been around for decades. And for much of that time, some have speculated that the Sesame Street duo represent a gay couple. So, here’s the evidence that leads some to this conclusion: Bert & Ernie are two men, living together for an extended …

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Ask Unveils Q&A Platform to Get Users More Answers

A couple months back, Ask unveiled its new redesign with a heavy focus on Q&A (read our interview with Ask SVP of Product Management Tony Gentile here). Now, the company has launched a Q&A Partner Platform to help grow its community of people who can answer questions.

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Social Networking Donation Cause Leaves MySpace For Facebook

Causes is a social networking donation platform that uses MySpace so that people can raise money for causes or issues that they believe in. Generally these kinds of activities help provide a community around issues like Breast Cancer, or stop smoking, or other issues that are part of our daily life.

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