30 Fun Facts About .ORG

30 Fun Facts About .ORG

Mitre Corporation, a research and development center sponsored by the United States federal government, was the first .ORG domain name to be registered in July 1985. (http://www.domainforum.us/t45-facts-about-org) The term “WorldWideWeb” was coined in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee and…

The Marathon of Hope

The Marathon of Hope

Written by Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

Photo by: Boris Spremo

What drives a person to try to change the world for the better?

Why do “ordinary” people muster their energy and limited resources, turn them into passion …

Posted on April 12th, by Laura Bentz in Advocacy, Children, Community, Events, Nonprofit, Social Good.
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#GivingTuesday and Beyond: 10 Ways to Give Back And Make a Lasting Difference

#GivingTuesday and Beyond: 10 Ways to Give Back And Make a Lasting Difference

With Giving Tuesday around the corner, efforts to give back – locally, nationally and internationally – are ramping up! But why stop there? The notion and act of giving doesn’t need an expiration date, just like resolutions don’t need to …

Posted on November 24th, by Laura Bentz in Editorial, Media, News, Nonprofit.
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A Preview of .ngo & .ong Domains at Work

A Preview of .ngo & .ong Domains at Work

What?

New domains for non-governmental organisations, .ngo and .ong, are coming! These domains will be linked to an international directory of NGOs, where the community can help ensure the accuracy of NGO listings and profiles.

Why? To help NGOs distinguish…
Posted on March 24th, by Laura Bentz in New TLDS, NGO, Nonprofit.
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50 Hashtags to Spark Social Change

50 Hashtags to Spark Social Change

The hashtag (#), once known simply as the pound symbol, has become a vital communication tool that has transformed how people engage with one another online. Hashtags are efficient because they essentially help to optimize conversations and content – for …


RECAP: ResellerClub Hosting Summit 2013

RECAP: ResellerClub Hosting Summit 2013

Last week, ResellerClub held its second annual Hosting Summit – an event that had attracted 1,800+ attendees previously in Mumbai in 2012, thus making it the largest exclusive web hosting industry event in Asia. This year, RCHS was held in …


#NGOs + Gov. + Businesses = #Collaborative; #2030NOW #SocialGood Summit

#NGOs + Gov. + Businesses = #Collaborative; #2030NOW #SocialGood Summit Why #2030NOW and not #2013? SGS is calling for long-term thinking about ways that new media and technology can be used to solve the world’s leading challenges. The idea is that long-term thinking will lead to long-term solutions that have a positive impact on future generations and ultimately make the world a better place.

Taking Rachel’s Challenge.

“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.”

These words …

Domínio .ONG será chancela de credibilidade para ongs internacionais via @idgnow

Fonte Original: IDGNOW
Por Cristina De Luca
Publicada em 17/06/2013 10:00

Grande parte das organizações não governamentais sem fins lucrativos, sobretudo em mercados emergentes, se depara com o obstáculo de provar sua legitimidade, principalmente na internet, onde as ações de …

The World’s Most Influential NGOs According to Klout (@Klout)

Klout recently published it’s list of the most influential NGOs across the globe, recognizing their efforts to bring positive change to the world. Rankings are based on each organization’s social media footprints. Take a look here!…