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How Are Philanthropic Foundations Using Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Are Philanthropic Foundations Using Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media has made it incredibly easy for communities of all shapes and sizes to rally around common goals, respond to emergencies and raise awareness of – and funds for – causes, and nonprofits and charitable foundations have tapped into this modern phenomenon as effectively as any other industry.

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Social Media For Social Good [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media For Social Good [INFOGRAPHIC]

A new infographic from BlueHost analyzes how social media has been utilized by both corporations and celebrities for charitable causes.

According to a recent survey, 83% of Americans want brands to support causes and 41% of people bought a product from a company because they knew the company was associated with a cause.

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Unicef Tops The 2012 Social Charity Index [STUDY]

Charity has found a natural home on social media – we’ve previously looked at the success of U.S. nonprofits here and here – with users across platforms such as Twitter and Facebook more than happy to raise awareness of major issues and to share updates about causes and events.

Visceral Business have unveiled their Charity Social Index 2012, which is the result of two months collaboration with UK charities. Visceral analyzed how the major nonprofits were using social media, ranking them using key metrics to produce an overall score.

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