Facebook looking to make ‘donate’ button available to UK charities this year
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Facebook looking to make ‘donate’ button available to UK charities this year

23 May 2016 | Hugh Radojev

Facebook is looking to roll-out its ‘donate’ button feature to all charity pages at some point this year, a fundraising conference was told last week.

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