Justin Bieber, one of pop culture’s legendary “tweens” in the game right now, has more than 33 million followers on Twitter – that’s half the population of the United Kingdom! With this type of following comes massive reach, so my question is: how can “the Biebs” leverage Twitter and really do some good in the world?
There are celebrities out there that do it – actor Edward Norton (Fight Club) is one of them. He frequently tweets about charities to donate to and even shares a link on his Twitter profile section to his CrowdRise page, a digital fundraising platform, where anyone can fundraise and donate to a charity of their choice. Continue reading
“Social media is the future of communication,” said Maya Linson, Communications Specialist with the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH), during TogoRun’s Digital Capital Week event Public Health: What’s Digital Got to Do With It? We decided to follow-up with Maya (@mlinson, @NAPH1981) for more insight into how public health and social media intersect. Continue reading
TogoRun’s June 15th Digital Capital Week event “Public Health: What’s Digital Got to Do With It?” featured panelists Susannah Fox (@SusannahFox) of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, Maya Linson (@mlinson, @NAPH1981) of the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems, and Erin Enke of TogoRun (@TogoRun). Continue reading