Weekly Roundup for January 25

Weekly Roundup for January 25

Happy Friday! We’ve shared some stories from the week that we thought you would find interesting. Take a look and don’t forget to check out our Tumblr for a constant stream of links.

  • On the heels of laying off 150 employees, Blackbaud CEO Marc Chardon is stepping down. After Blackbaud’s purchase of Convio last year, the company has had a large market share in the nonprofit online fundraising market. We’re curious to see what the long-term ramifications will be.
  • Twitter made some waves this week by announcing it will be rolling out a six second video sharing app -Vine.
  • The Chronicle of Philanthropy imparts two bits of depressing news. Forecasts project that giving will barely rise in 2013. This lack of money is making it difficult for nonprofits to expand.
  • If your organization is looking for cheap/free tools for conference’s the Evernote and UberConference partnership is an exciting development!
  • Code.org launched this week with the goal of making computer science and programming accessible for everyone. TechCrunch provides a great rundown of the needed work that they’re hoping to do!
  • Adding to the online education topic – Mashable discusses the potential value and benefits of having more colleges offer online courses.
  • Finally, for those of us who have had Facebook since the beginning, comes Facewash – a free app to help kill any inappropriate content that you may have posted over the years.

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