Social Charity Spy: Charities and #BlackFriday

Social Charity Spy: Charities and #BlackFriday

27 Nov 2015

This week Spy looks at how charities have engaged with #BlackFriday and how Plan UK worked with a dating app.


Social Charity Spy: Charities and #BlackFriday

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Facebook launches new online fundraising tool

Facebook has expanded the use of its ‘donate’ button and launched a new fundraising platform which will compete with services such as JustGiving and Virgin Money Giving.

Social Charity Spy: Royal British Legion and Unicef leverage celebrity support

This week Social Charity Spy looks at what the Royal British Legion did on social media for Armistice Day, and Unicef's emotional new film.

Top 30 charity chief executives on social media announced

The chief executives of Action on Hearing Loss, Mencap and NSPCC were among the 30 that have been included on the third annual #socialceos awards.

Banned Facebook advert

Meningitis Now has accused Facebook of putting children’s lives at risk after the social network banned adverts showing the warning signs of meningitis.

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.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Prince’s Trust announces new mobile-friendly website as part of digital transformation programme

The Prince’s Trust has launched a new website and new IT systems to help it reach more young people, as part of a three year strategy to transform its digital services.

How Diabetes UK became the first charity to offer mobile membership

Regular giving by mobile has become old hat. Diabetes UK is innovating by offering membership on mobile. George Child explains how it’s doing it.

Social Charity Spy: How CALM is making a noise on social media

This week we how at how a powerful social campaign from CALM is getting people talking about male suicide and Battersea Dogs and Cats Home's latest video makes people remember the benefits pets bring to their lives.

British Legion uses augmented reality app to encourage donations

The Royal British Legion has become the latest charity to use its real-world adverts to direct people to digital content, in an attempt to increase donations, as part its annual Poppy Appeal.

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