January 9, 2010, The Washington Post — The world awoke Friday to discover that Davi's bra is black. Janet's is blue with bows. Kim's is pink. And Susan's is a "decadent beige."
November 16, 2009, USA Today — What happens when you put $5 million in the virtual hands of over 300 million Facebook users? We are about to find out.
To mark its 25th anniversary, Nashville-based Christie Cookies is holding a charity giveaway, in which the 12 U.S.-based 501(c)(3) organizations that get the most fan nominations get to share $25,000 in prizes.So far, more than 100,000 fans have nominated their favorite charities for The Christie Cookie $25,000 Charity Giveaway, with more than 900 nonprofits and…
WASHINGTON, September 22, 2009 — Facebook, in a move aimed at boosting its appeal to advertisers, teamed up with measurement company Nielsen on Tuesday to allow marketers to better gauge ad performance on the social network.
Cary, NC, September 15, 2009 — Brand-X-Press (BXP) Walk for the Cause games and animated Public Service Announcements (PSA) are distributed virally through social media networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, Twitter and YouTube as well as the nonprofit organization's website. BXP customized Walk for the Cause games teach players about the nonprofit's mission by incorporating multiple choice questions before players can advance to the next level of play. Mission branding is sprinkled throughout the game and PSA.
Nashville, Tenn., September 14, 2009 — A little cookie company's sweet idea to help struggling nonprofit organizations is generating big support, as more than 100,000 fans have nominated their favorite charity for The Christie Cookie $25,000 Charity Giveaway. In marking their 25th anniversary, Nashville-based Christie Cookies will select the 12 charities with the most votes to share the cash prize.
Maplewood, NJ, September 9, 2009 – Nonprofit professionals in every field can learn how to strengthen their own organization's tagline, and help select some of the best in class, by voting in the 2009 Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Awards competition.
BOSTON, Ma, September 8, 2009 — An astonishing 73% of 12-17 year olds in the U.S., or 18.8 million youth, have engaged in a volunteer activity according to a recent study commissioned by The Volunteer Family and conducted by Harris Interactive®.
September 1, 2009 — As we begin Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Aflac has pledged $1 million to the Aflac Cancer Center cause in the form of a matching grant. Aflac will give these funds as Facebook users make a commitment to the cause by joining, recruiting friends, and making donations. Aflac will donate $1 for anyone who joins the Aflac Cancer Center cause and match every $1 donated on the cause, up to $1 million.
August 31, 2009, Seattle Post Intelligencer — A sign welcomes blood donors to the Puget Sound Blood Center on Thursday in Bellevue. Donors are being recruited via social media sites as part of a new method to bring people into the center.