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How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?
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How Can I Use Social Media For Social Good?

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A presentation for the Red Cross Central Texas Youth Leadership Development Conference held July 24th and 25th in Austin, Texas.

A presentation for the Red Cross Central Texas Youth Leadership Development Conference held July 24th and 25th in Austin, Texas.

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    • 1. How can I use social media for social good?
      Red Cross Central Texas Youth Leadership Development Conference
      James Young
      VP of Products
      Social Agency
    • 2. Can anyone argue that social media has not become a part of our world?
    • 3. 500 Million people
      22% of the world’s internet users
      1.6X of the US population
    • 4. 3rd largest community in the world
      Behind China and India
    • 5. We spend 500 Billion minutes per month on Facebook
      That’s the same as 1192 lifetimes
    • 6. Over 600,000 new accounts created every day
      That’s like the US population doubling in 17 months
    • 7. 50 Million tweets every single day
      That’s 578 tweets per second
      By the way, Twitter is the 12th largest community in the world
      The speed of light is 348 meters per second
      Hummingbirds only beat their wings70 times per second
      Twitter has over 100 Million users
    • 8. 75 million people use their phone to play in Twitter every day
      100 million people use their phone to play in Facebook every day
    • 9. There is a dark side to social media
    • 10. Content lives forever on the internet
      The Library of Congress is going to archive all tweets since 2006
      How about something you wouldn’t want your kids to read?
      Have you ever tweeted something you wouldn’t want your parents to read?
    • 11.
    • 12. Kevin Colvin fired because he took off work under the pretense of a family emergency, only to post photos of himself at a party
      "Cisco just offered me a job! Now I have to weigh the utility of a fatty paycheck against the daily commute to San Jose and hating the work.”
      Domino’s pizza employees posted a video of themselves doing gross stuff to a customer’s pizza and got fired
    • 13. There is a bright spot
    • 14. Ben Rattray started Change.org when he was 24
    • 15. Joe Green started Causes when he was 22
    • 16.
    • 17.
    • 18. Organize a flash mob or some ambush marketing to make a point
      Set up a tweet up for volunteer opportunities with your school
      Set up personal fundraising page with DonorChoose or First Giving
      Set up a single or collective blog to discuss issues at your school
    • 19. Take the things you do everyday with your friends and turn them into opportunities to do some social good
    • 20.
    • 21. Thank You
      James Young
      @iberyoung
    • 22. Image Credits
      http://www.sydneyalternativemedia.com/blog/index.blog?topic_id=1098571
      http://www.getceusnow.com/portal/file/agingandlongtermcare.htm
      http://vhirsch.com/blog/tag/twitter/
      http://www.allthingsdistributed.com/images/globe-europe.jpg
      http://www.nydailynews.com/tech_guide/2009/07/01/2009-07-01_new_study_reveals_that_13_percent_of_cellphone_users_dont_even_use_them.html
      http://www.techbucket.org/page/8
      http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/41700/41717/fc_infinity_41717.htm
      http://www.setfiremedia.com/blog/social-media-epic-fail-how-to-build-links-to-linkbaits-that-dont-go-viral
      http://www.weblo.com/asset_image/486055/125573/Paradise/
      http://richarddingwall.name/2009/07/13/a-programmers-secret-weapon-the-humble-to-do-list/
      http://www.acrf.com.au/donate-now/company-fundraising/
      http://www.kslegislature.org/postaudit/submit_your_idea.shtml

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