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June 11, 2010

Local is the new black | Weekly Roundup

  • An interesting new study from Pew Internet finds that 27% of online adults turn to the internet to communicate with neighbors and connect with their local communities. Does this mean we’re moving closer together, or farther apart?
  • We love their gadgets (front-facing camera phone! Pretty.), but is Apple really a friend to the nonprofit world? As Jake Shapiro points out on Ars Technica, the company’s approach to philanthropy and support for charitable causes that use its platforms leave something to be desired.
  • Rosita Cortez shares some tips and tricks for how your nonprofit can make the most of Google Docs. Believe you me, having all your documents in the cloud, easily accessible and sharable from any internet connection, is a heady feeling. And an unsettling one.

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