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Google+ – Yi-Tan Call Notes

Yi-Tan Community hosts a weekly 40-minute conference call about navigating change in technology and society.  Jerry Michalski is the moderator.  I used to participate in the calls way back in 2005 in the early days of blogging and always found the calls informative.… Read More

Google +: The Trade Off Between Privacy Needs, Community, and Social Context

On Friday,  I tripped down the rabbit hole of  Google + field test with many other social media early adopters and nonprofit technology (#nptech folks) who were kicking the tires.    Google + is Google’s new social sharing platform.  (Here’s the official announcement on the Google Blog and review in the New York Times.  … Read More

Social Media for Nonprofits Conference Series Launches in SF

On June 29,  I’ll be participating at conference in San Francisco called Social Media for Nonprofits that launches  a seven-city conference event focusing on answering the question:  “How can resource-strapped community-based organizations seize the opportunities presented by this new landscape?”

The full-day conference is all about practical tips and tools for fundraising, marketing and advocacy. … Read More

How to convert your Facebook Profile into a Facebook Page

How to Back Up Your Facebook Profile Data from Emily Garman on Vimeo.

A couple years of ago,  I noticed that many of my nonprofit technology colleagues who were early adopters of social media were also dog owners.    I created a mini workshop called “The Cute Dog Theory,” inspired by Ethan Zuckerman’s “Cute Cat Theory of Digital Activism” which was the title of one of his talks.

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Privacy and Security on Social Networks

A colleague recently shared this video that pokes fun of  the  “always on, gotta share everything on social networks” lifestyle for many people here in America.  It is a serious issue for professionals here in the US, especially if  they work in education or youth service nonprofits.   … Read More