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CharityBlog and social media
After a break, CharityBlog has returned to produce a quick update of social media (tweets etc) of general interest for a charity audience, with the help of a Storify plug-in. This is done from regular trawling of social media networks, charity news and other web links in compiling VoluntaryNews. Roughly daily publishing, although stories may get further updates during the day, and possible weekly specials, and the precise content may well evolve. We welcome your comments and suggestions.
CharityBlog is part of VolResource, complementing the content on VoluntaryNews. The latter welcomes contributions of relevant practical news, which can be posted direct or sent in for consideration.
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What this site was doing
CharityBlog was for more general material (less newsy than VoluntaryNews content), posing questions or expressing an opinion, on issues about or for the voluntary sector (which includes charities and community groups) in Britain or Ireland.
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