Solution-Based Social

Smartphones are re-positioned as portals to action instead of consumption

Implications - In the information age, times of political unrest are magnified by the rapid-fire spread of information on social media. Social media spread often also simplifies said issues, making newsbites that are easier to consume, but more difficult to act upon. Services are coming forward with solutions to this stressful cycle. By injecting the act of consuming and sharing news with opportunities to act on important causes, social media sharing becomes solution-based.
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Prejudice Awareness Apps - This App Helps Discourage Stereotyping Using Smartphone-Based Interaction
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This Week and Warm 70 Clicks Pub: Sep 15, 17
Prejudice Awareness Apps
This App Helps Discourage Stereotyping Using Smartphone-Based Interaction
A group of enterprising and innovative high school students at Los Gatos High School in California have developed an innovative prejudice awareness app that is designed to use education and... [More]
Crowdsourced Lawyer Hashtags - #TransLawHelp Connects Lawyers with U.S. Transgender People in Need
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This Year and Average 176 Clicks Pub: Nov 14, 16
Crowdsourced Lawyer Hashtags
#TransLawHelp Connects Lawyers with U.S. Transgender People in Need
For American transgender people, their rights are considered by many to be in jeopardy now more than ever, which is why the #TransLawHelp campaign was created. Circulating on Twitter, the hashtag is... [More]
Headline-Based Donation Plugins - The 'Buoy Up' Chrome Extension Helps Users Donate to Worthy Causes
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New and Mild 18 Clicks Pub: Sep 18, 17
Headline-Based Donation Plugins
The 'Buoy Up' Chrome Extension Helps Users Donate to Worthy Causes
The news can be a depressing source of internet content, but ‘Buoy Up’ is a new Google Chrome browser extension that hopes to raise reader out of the morass by giving them the... [More]
Anti-Trolling Volunteer Networks - HeartMob Documents and Reports Abuse on Social Media
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This Year and Untested 136 Clicks Pub: Nov 16, 16
Anti-Trolling Volunteer Networks
HeartMob Documents and Reports Abuse on Social Media
In certain corners of the social media and online worlds, harassment has reached epidemic levels, and HeartMob is a volunteer group devoted to fighting back against the trolls. The service harnesses... [More]
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