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Networking and causes

Today in Intro to Media we’re going to discuss Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites.
Material on this page includes information taken – and in some cases taken verbatim – from an excellent book: “Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives” by Nicholas Christakis.


  • Jack Dorsey created Twitter in 2006. His first Tweet, March 21, 2006: just setting up my twttr. Continue reading

International causes

Links related to social networking and causes

Facebook Causes – more than 22 million monthly active users
YouTube’s Non-Profit Program
YouTube Direct
Guide to Online Video
Non-profit Tech 2.0: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

Survival International
Uncontacted Tribes (3:34 min.)

The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee
Real-time Elecam
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