Ignition III: Put Your Social Smarts to Good Use

Ignition III: Put Your Social Smarts to Good Use

At our first Ignition event, one of our non-profits was the W.E.B. DuBois Learning Center, which provides tutoring & enrichment services for students and adults. Two representatives of the organization were at Ignition to help their team craft a social strategy for the center. After the event, they sent us this feedback from the day:

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Twitter drops the ban hammer, and Facebook ‘fesses up

Twitter drops the ban hammer, and Facebook ‘fesses up

A crisis of conscience seems to be sweeping through Silicon Valley since the Presidential Election this month. Its reaction that can best be described as “Wait? Our actions may have real world consequences? And what people read on our sites will impact their opinions? Who knew?”*

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Using social media to help save lives

Using social media to help save lives

Cyber bullying. Fear of missing out. Social media addiction. Envy of perfectly curated feeds. There’s plenty of hand-wringing over the potential negative impacts that social media can have on mental health. So it’s great to share a story about using the power of social media for good.

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