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Pay It Forward Friday

Donate Food To Oklahoma Tornado Victims With A Tweet

The poor folks in Oklahoma have lost so much over the past couple of days and we bet they’re on your mind.

If you’d like to help them, but didn’t know how, we have a pretty simple way. You can send them food, something they’re in desperate need of, and it’s as easy as sending a tweet.

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You Can Help Share The Last Wish Of A Suffering Child On Twitter

This continues our Pay It Forward Friday series.

No one likes to see sick children, it’s depressing and makes us worry for our own little ones. But would you be willing to put that discomfort aside for a moment and help ease their suffering?

Hope so. Because all it takes is a tweet to help share a child’s last wish – and the smiles you’ll create in return are well worth this tiny bit of your time. Read more

Educating Millennials About World Poverty Through Twitter [VIDEO]

Want to help end poverty in the world? Sure you do, but who knows where to start?

The folks at the #GlobalPOV Project have a few ideas – and they want to share them with you. Take a few minutes to see how you can help, Millennials – the focus here is on you!

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People Who Give A Damn On Twitter Are GOOD

This continues our Pay It Forward Friday series.

Do you give a damn about the world? If so, you’ll want to check out this week’s featured account: GOOD.

It’s a community of people who give a damn – just like you.

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Featured Account: @ITRCSD Shows How To Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

This continues our Pay It Forward Friday series.

Have you or someone you know fallen victim to identity theft? It’s one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States.

If you’ve been lucky enough to dodge the identity theft bullet so far, you’ll want to read this so you can prepare for (and hopefully head off) a potential future attack.

And you should also read up on what identity theft IS, because it’s not restricted to financial theft (it’s not funny like this).


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How To Find ‘Twickets’ Without Paying Outrageous Markups

You know that if you miss that two minute window when tickets first become available for certain events, you’re not getting a ticket – not unless you want to pay twice the price, that is. Why? Because there are so many people who buy tickets for the sole reason of overcharging true fans who weren’t as fast on the draw.

That sucks. And Twickets thinks so too. It has come up with a new model for “ticket redistribution” that benefits fans and (hopefully) puts the unscrupulous scalpers out of business.

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Bullyville and #OpAntiBully Help Teens Battle Bullies On Twitter – Will You Help?

This is part of our Pay It Forward Friday series.

We bet you’ve seen bullying on Twitter, haven’t you? Have you done anything about it? Probably not. The bullies use fake accounts and your real name is right there for anyone to see and harass you. So you ignore it and maybe you report it to Twitter – and move on.

Maybe sometimes you feel a twinge of guilt and wonder if that kid is okay. You wish you’d done more – but how?

Bully Blast – that’s how.

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Help @IRememberBetter Fight Alzheimers With Art

This week’s Pay It Forward Friday features an account that strives to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s and how the creative arts help to improve quality of life for those with the disease: @IRememberBetter

They’ve been nominated for a Shorty Award 2013 in the Charity category and we think once you learn a bit about them, you’ll click here to help them win.

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If You Really Want To Help People, Join The HopeMob

If one of your resolutions for the new year includes helping others, we’re going to make it simple for you: Join the HopeMob.

It’s “an amazing community of generous strangers that comes together to mob one story of need at a time with real HOPE!” And it’s available worldwide. Check it out.

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Become A Consumer Advocate On Twitter With Nevahold

Customer service may be going social, but some companies have yet to get on board (and a few are even jumping ship).

Why not help them along by becoming a consumer advocate? It’s a simple, free way to make your voice heard while helping other regular folks be heard as well.

Oh and the best part? It not only shares criticism – it also shares praise.

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