Much has been made in tech circles of Web 2.0, the acceleration of the web with more input from users. Think Wikipedia, Threadless, YouTube, FlickR, MySpace, or the millions of online product reviews that you can access (and may contribute to) online. So are nonprofits using this giant leap forward?
The answer is yes, at least according to Social Computing Magazine, in an article entitled Non-Profits Now 'Get' Web 2.0 and Social Media, Say Experts
I was really pleased to see this level of information, and it synchs with what I've been seeing in organizations that have younger staff who are pushing more online interaction. It's fast, its reasonably inexpensive, and, best of all.....it works.
And, if you're interested in starting a smaller social networking group around your mission---check out Ning. It's fast, easy and free!