Category Archives: social good

What Digital Non-Profits Can Learn From Companies Like Google





We live in a world where new digital products are solving problems daily — from managing our finances to remembering the groceries. Often… Continue reading

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Can Gaming Change the Climate Change Conversation?




From Foursquare to Angry Birds to Farmville, there’s no denying social gaming is exploding. Riding this trend, new ideas and inspiration s… Continue reading

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ONE and (RED) Launch Digital Quilt to Fight AIDS




ONE and (RED) have jointly launched (2015)QUILT, a digital crowd-sourced tapestry built in HTML5, to bring people together behind the cause of a… Continue reading

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Hacking for Change: 17 Apps That Could Make a Difference

Hacking for social good is more than just a hacktivist reaction to injustice. Many developers and designers are taking a proactive approach to a… Continue reading

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Hacking for Good: Three Ways for Devs to Get Involved

If you’re a developer and you’d like to use your powers for the greater good, we have three ways for you to use your unique talents… Continue reading

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Google Doodle Depicts One Child’s Dream To Walk in Space

The results are in for the Doodle 4 Google U.S. competition. Matteo Lopez, an aspiring space explorer, has come out on top. The second-grader… Continue reading

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Code For America Calls For Hackers With Hearts of Gold for 2012 Fellowships

Code for America seeking devs for its 2012 Fellowship Program, a year of public service that puts coders to work for communities. The fellowship… Continue reading

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Run a Website or Blog? You Can Help Japan With One Code Snippet

If you run your own site — and we know lots of you do — you can use your pageviews and influence to help Japanese people struggling… Continue reading

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Dept. of State & 18 Other Governments Apply for Code for America

Code for America, the non-profit organization that creates government-changing apps for communities around the U.S., has received applications f… Continue reading

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42 New Social Media Resources You May Have Missed

It’s been another busy week at Mashable. We’ve hired a San Francisco Bureau Chief and sent our own Pete Cashmore to Davos. Still, the team was able to turn out another lineup of tools and resources from the past week or so for your reading pleasure. Scroll down for infographics on the size of the [...] Continue reading

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