Tweeting For Charity Needs to Change: Here's How

23 days ago

I recently made the following statement on Twitter: "Pet peeve: people holding charity donations hostage for RTs and Likes. People won't get help if you don't get followers? #unkewl

And had an interesting exchange with @AJEbsary in which we considered how charitable tweeting could be changed to better help the charities themselves.

See, these days, companies and celebrities will tweet messages that say, if you follow them or like their Facebook accounts, they will make charitable donations of some sort: $5 for every like! A cup of rice for every RT! I think that this approach truly sucks.

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