Jumo: The Social Network for Social Good!

Yes: Facebook is a great platform and it helps you keep in touch with friends, promote your social media campaigns and have fun with its many applications… But how about the greater good?

Jumo Beta

With this slogan: “We connect individuals & organizations working to change the world“, Jumo brings the world a little bit closer through the idea of a common good and a better world for all.

Leveraging connection technologies, Jumo enables people to find, follow and support those working toward solutions on the ground in their community and in regions across the globe. Jumo is founded and directed by Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook.

Goals:

Jumo’s main goals are simple, straight-forward and noble all at the same time. What Jumo wants to achieve is a higher lever of awareness of the problems going on around the world through actively involving those of interest and helping them find a way, together, to make a change.

Facebook “Causes” — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

This new series of articles on Thoughtpick – Apps Using SM Brilliantly – will be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games and applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps as “spreadable” and “viral” as they are.

The Application:

“Causes” strives to empower people from all walks of life to have a positive impact on the world in which they live. The application allows Facebook users to organize into communities of action focused upon specific issues or non-profit organizations. It falls under the “education” category and has more than 25 million users as of May 3rd, 2010.

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