Social Media

Twitter Followers Raise Thousands of Dollars for Charity
February 13, 2009

Organizers of the 24-hour global fund-raising effort known as Twestival are still counting the cash they raised Thursday for charity: water, which works to provide clean drinking water to developing countries.

Twitterers Worldwide Gather for Twestival
February 12, 2009

Twitter has been co-opted by celebrities and companies like Starbucks and Bank of America. Now, the San Francisco-based service, which allows people to post updates, or “tweets,” up to 140 characters in length, is being adopted to organize an global fund-raising event called Twestival.

Twitter Users to Meet Offline for Good Cause
February 11, 2009

On Thursday, in more than 175 cities worldwide, people who chat on the social-networking site Twitter will come together (in person) to raise money for one charity.