Global Work Party Campaign — Learn Social Media by Example

350 parts per million of CO2 in the atmosphere is what scientist believe to be the safe limit for humanity. The amount of carbon dioxide currently in the atmosphere of earth is 388 ppm. 350.org is an international campaign that was established with the aim of mobilizing a grassroots movement focusing on creating solutions for climate change problems and pressuring the leaders to mobilize their efforts to solve the environmental crisis that we are currently facing.

In October of last year, they successfully coordinated 5,200 simultaneous rallies and demonstrations in 181 countries, which was described by CNN as the “most widespread day of political action in the planet’s history”. In October 2010, they set their goals higher in organizing a“Global Work Party”, a day were individuals demonstrate their actions and solutions to environmental problems sending a strong message to their leaders that “If we can get to work on solutions to the climate crisis, so can you“.

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Testimony: Equality on Trial — Learn Social Media by Example

What is it about?

Testimony: Equality on Trial is a social media campaign by the courage campaign institute aimed at raising awareness about the Perry v. Schwarzenegger trial, also known as the “Proposition 8 Trial”.

Participate In Raising Awaerness

In 2008, Proposition 8 passed in California denying the LGBT community the right to marry. Two couples wanted to challenge the proposition, and fight it in court, and that’s the Proposition 8 trial that started in January and was supposed to be the first trial to be broadcasted on Youtube but the defense challenged the decision and won the right to keep the footage of the trial from the public record. That decision was very disappointing to the supporters of same sex marriage and they tried some creative ways to bring awareness to the trial and Testimony is one of those ways.

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Quirky News of the Web — April 2010

There are always smaller headlines that tend to go unnoticed. They are the headlines that let us know how individualistic and unique some of the interactions on the web can be, and how much social media is shaping our world in ways that we could not have fathomed 20 years ago.

Therefore, the Quirky News of the Web section will be dedicated to those pieces of news that might go unnoticed but still pack quite the punch.

The Tax Cannabis Campaign – Learn Social Media By Example

The Tax Cannabis Campaign aims to change California law to legalize Marijuana and allow it to be regulated and taxed. Learn more about the campaign’s idea, objectives, buzz and lessons learned.

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