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HelpAbolish Increases Sales By $2,000, Engagement By 38% By Harnessing Twitter

The HelpAbolish (@AbolishCancer) platform connects businesses with non-profits, and harnesses Twitter and Facebook to increase engagement with their social networks. And after a small test-run in Charlottesville Virginia, HelpAbolish has proven to be a success, driving $2,000 in charitable donations and increasing engagement among consumers of participating businesses by 38 percent.
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Comcast Pulls Non-Profit Funding Over A Tweet – Then Apologizes

If you’ve been watching the US media news lately, you’ve no doubt heard about the pretty shameless jump that the former FCC Commissioner, Meredith Baker, will be making to Comcast, only four months after approving its $13.5 billion merger with NBC. It’s been all over social and traditional media, and it looks like Comcast would (quite obviously) like everyone to stop talking about it: an exec from the company apparently pulled funding from one of Comcast’s non-profit partners due to a tweet they made criticizing Baker’s jump.
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Jack Dorsey Joins BUILD’s National Board of Directors

Jack Dorsey is using his tech celebrity for good: he’s joined the Board of Directors for BUILD, the largest entrepreneurship-focused college access program.
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Twitter’s Fledgling Wine (And Lunch With Biz!) Auctioned Off To Support Literacy

Twitter is auctioning off bottles of its Fledgling wine, along with some other first-class items for Twitter lovers, to support worldwide literacy. From now until December 16th, you can bid on a selection of signed wine bottles, as well as two ultimate items that any Twitter fan would drool over – and proceeds will go towards Room to Read, a literacy non-profit.
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