Technology: Facebook

I’ve been taking a look at our web and social media analytics for the last couple of weeks now and there are a few things that just don’t make any sense to me. If you have answers to any of the mysteries below, please let us know on Twitter (@indigotrust) or through our Facebook page: […]

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The following blog post is reproduced from the ODAC website. The original post can be found here. Non-governmental organisations can be surprisingly slow to adapt (well, perhaps not surprising to all). Particularly when it comes to social media and marketing, there seems little energy to adapt and utilise this consistently shifting but powerful world to […]

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A recent article on ICTWorks asked whether smartphones were making SMS development projects obsolete. It’s an interesting question and one that begs a whole host of related issues: is radio really necessary when we have TV, is TV really necessary when we have online streaming, do we need newspapers in an age of digital news? […]

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Being on Facebook or Twitter doesn’t mean you understand how to make the most out of social media for your charity. That’s why we recently supported Sarah Hartley to undertake some training with our South African grantees on social media – how to find the right platform, how to get your content noticed and how […]

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You could be forgiven for wondering what on earth a (deceased) popstar, a horror writer, a (living) popstar and a rugby league player could possibly have to do with a conference on transparency, privacy and open data. Well, the short answer is that there’s little connection, other than that their namesakes all made appearances at this […]

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When it comes to parliamentary monitoring, setting up a website is the easy bit. The real test of effectiveness is whether you can find an audience for that site and whether that audience can make an impact.

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Facebook has revolutionised the way people interact worldwide. The level and variety of functionality supported by site is constantly growing. As a new infographic shows, so are user numbers in Africa! As access to Facebook and other social networking platforms increases across the continent, the number of opportunities for technology-driven, innovative solutions to the problems faced […]

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We thought we would share with you some exciting figures from the One World project ‘Learning about Living’ in Senegal. Learning about Living projects use social media and the internet to educate young people about healthy relationships, safe sex and HIV/AIDS.

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Here’s a quick glance at a couple of stories that have caught our eye during October!

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At Indigo we recognise that we often don’t have all the answers, but that many of you will be able to solve at least part of the puzzle. If you’ve ever used Wikipedia or read Facebook in a language other than English, then you’re already acquainted with the concept of crowdsourcing (multiple people contributing separately […]

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