JustGiving raises £1m through WhatsApp shares in less than a year
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JustGiving raises £1m through WhatsApp shares in less than a year

5 Feb 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

JustGiving users who arrived at the site from WhatsApp have donated £1.175m since the giving platform added the ability to share pages via the messaging app in April.

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IT new business wins from December 2015

Cancer Research UK and Save the Children UK are among charities that have commissioned new technology projects recently.

Digital-first strategy at Royal British Legion encouraged more people to access its services

The Royal British Legion has seen a sixfold growth in the number of supporters accessing its services after launching a digital-first strategy, the Charity Technology Conference heard last week.

Over £6m raised for BBC Children in Need appeal through text donations alone

Mobile payment company Fonix has announced that it processed over £6.6m worth of text donations for this year’s BBC Children in Need fundraiser.

National Trust launches new website as part of £40m technology strategy

The National Trust has launched a new website as part of a £40 million technology investment programme.

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Charities should view technology as a tool for change, not an overhead cost, conference hears

IT professionals must explain how technology helps meet charity priorities if they want to be more than an “overhead cost”, the director of information services at Barnardo’s told the Charity Technology Conference last week.

IT leaders ‘need to be on the front foot’, Charity Technology Conference hears

Charities must use technology to create change or risk 'sliding into insignificance' Zenon Hannick, chief technology officer at Comic Relief, told a Civil Society Media conference yesterday.

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.

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.

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