Here are just a few things the team at See3 are reading this week about technology, philanthropy, social change, and more. Tell what you’re reading this week in the comments!
How those NGOs doing on social media?
Public Interest Registry: Inquiring minds want to know: How many NGOs across the globe publish a blog? How many accept online donations? Why don’t NGO executive staff prioritize social media? Answers to these questions and much more can be found in the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report, published by the Public Interest Registry.
Twitter educates during Black History Month
Mashable: Twitter has launched a cool bot designed to boost celebrations of Black History Month. Users can DM @Blackbirds to access special features and learn more about hashtags that are being used throughout the month.
Don’t mess with tech
New Yorker: Perhaps no sector in the United States has benefitted as much from immigration as the tech sector. So it’s no surprise Silicon Valley led the way in speaking out against President Trump’s Executive Order outlining new immigration restrictions.
Local voices get lost amidst national news
The Guardian: Finally, the biggest challenge to modern-day journalism might not be technology, but geography. Local news has gotten short shrift as digital has become dominant.