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Posts Tagged ‘Raise Money’

Justin Bieber Tweets Charitable Birthday Plans, Raises $30,000 in Two Days

If you’ve ever doubted the power of influence that Justin Bieber has over people, doubt no more. This kind-hearted young crooner announced Monday on Twitter that he doesn’t want any gifts for his 17th birthday this year – instead, he asked his 7.7 million Twitter followers to donate $17 each to his Charity:Water campaign. And he’s gotten a torrential outpour of response.
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With Tweet And Give, Every Tweet Gets Your Charity a Donation

Social media is opening up new avenues to make giving to charity easy, fun and accessible. I love hearing about ways that charities can gain exposure and raise funds through social media, so I am excited to share a new Twitter-based charity app, Tweet And Give.
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Klout Closes $8.5M Round of Funding

It looks like Twitter influence is going to be a big deal in 2011. Klout has just closed its latest round of funding, bringing in $8.5M to fund its growing services.
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Celebrity Social Media Deaths: Would You Pay to Bring Lady Gaga Back?

Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, Usher, Serena Williams and Ryan Seacrest are going to die – or so the media buzz goes. In a high-profile charity campaign, these and other celebrities have pledged to log-off Twitter and other social media platforms to raise $1 million for Alicia Keys’ Keep a Child Alive charity. They’re asking you to buy their lives back, and in turn buy life for the millions of children and their families affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa and India.

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