'Technology can offer charities more than just online donations'
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'Technology can offer charities more than just online donations'

10 Apr 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

Charities are focusing too much on using digital tools for fundraising instead of how technology can be used to improve services for stakeholders, a digital expert has warned.

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Amnesty International has warned that alleged mass surveillance by the American intelligence agency NSA could have placed its staff in danger.

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Virgin Money Giving has launched an app for users after reporting that 30 per cent of traffic to its platform last year came via mobile. 

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Cancer Research UK's smartphone game to help find a cure for cancer has opened up a new international audience for the charity, with 70 per cent of downloads coming from outside of the UK.

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Micro-actions are gathering pace. Vibeka Mair looks at recent examples and explores the key to their success. 

Sparks adds individual QR codes to fundraising letters

Sparks has included QR codes directing people to Barclays' Pingit app on the welcome letter for this year's Bake for Bumps fundraising campaign.

Smartphone gamers decode half a year of CRUK's genetic data in one month

In just one month, gamers playing on Cancer Research UK's new smartphone game, have analysed gene data which would have taken a scientist six months to analyse by eye.

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