A London-based homelessness charity has launched an app that uses geolocation technology to let people tell them that a person is sleeping rough by making a donation.
The average online donation fell by 8.6 per cent in 2014 to £63.69, according to a survey by fundraising software company Blackbaud - the first drop in the five years the survey has taken place.
Charities are increasingly embracing ‘hackathons’ as a way for technology experts to create and test a technological solution quickly, but are they just a fad or the future? Kirsty Weakley sat in on one to find out.
Oxfam GB is running a trial of near-field communication technology to allow supporters to both donate to the charity and find out more information about what it does through interactive posters and wristbands.
He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.
This week we highlight how Marie Curie is using social media to keep supporters up to date with Sir Ranulph Fiennes' fundraising challenge and how Scope is using video to recruit shop volunteers.
The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service broke electronic marketing rules because its admission form made applicants feel they had to permit their information to be used for commercial purposes, an investigation has found.
Apple is launching its latest product on the anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. John Tate wonders if it will drive a comparable degree of change in the UK.
This week we highlight the Anne Frank Trust UK’s use of social video to commemorate the 70th anniversary of her death and Shelter’s interactive buzzfeed bingo during the politicians' debate last night.