Facebook Community Has Raised Over $5B For Nonprofits & Personal Causes

Every day, people tap into their networks on Facebook and Instagram to inspire generosity and support causes they care about. From funding medical research to donating school supplies to kids in need or supporting the fight for racial justice, we can all do more together. And every donation, no matter the size, makes a difference. People have now raised over $5 billion for nonprofits and personal causes through fundraisers on Facebook and Instagram. Why People Give: Refuge (England): Since March 2020, Refuge’s National Domestic Abuse Helpline has seen a record…

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The Mental Health Coalition Brings Together Leading Mental Health Experts With FACEBOOK and Instagram To Destigmatize Mental Health And Connect People To Resources During Pandemic

The Mental Health Coalition (MHC), founded by designer and social activist Kenneth Cole and launched in May of 2020, announces an innovative collaboration with FACEBOOK. Together with MHC’s 27 coalition members, they are introducing a series of creative experiences designed to engage people on FACEBOOK and Instagram in conversations around emotional wellness.  Social media has been a main form of social connection for many in the wake of COVID-19. Physical isolation has made it difficult, and often impossible, for face-to-face interaction; social platforms such as FACEBOOK and Instagram provide communities…

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Facebook and Government give money to help secure future of Bletchley Park Trust

In response to the recent public announcement about the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Bletchley Park Trust, Facebook has generously given a £1 million donation to support its work over the next two years. The Trust also welcomes news this week that it will benefit from £447,000 in support from the Government Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s Culture Recovery Fund. This grants programme is part of the Government’s £1.57 billion package to support the UK’s culture and heritage sectors from the economic impacts of Covid-19…

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CAP – Time to Face(book) facts about compliant marketing

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Time to Face(book) facts about compliant marketing. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. Launched in 2004 and named after student directories distributed at US universities, Facebook became available to anyone over the age of 13 with a valid email address in September 2006.  Although not the first social networking website, it quickly established itself and,…

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Cannes Lions launches Classic, in partnership with Facebook

Cannes Lions announces the launch of Classic, a curated collection of the very best Lion-winning work, spanning 1954 – 2000. Classic, in partnership with Facebook, is available for free on intelligence platform The Work. A Classic documentary launches alongside the collection, and debuts as part of LIONS Live, the new digital experience from Cannes Lions, on Monday 22 June 2020 at 15:30 BST. The film provides a cinematic moment to step back through the creative history of Lion-winning work and the Festival’s 66 year-long legacy, featuring commentary from revered industry…

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