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Many countries censor the Internet, but few spell out their intentions as explicitly as Pakistan. The government published a public tender last month for the “development, deployment and operation of a national-level URL filtering and blocking System.” Technology companies, academic institutions and other interested parties have until March 16 to submit proposals for the $10 million project — but anger about it has been growing both inside and outside Pakistan.
Using Facebook, YouTube, and QR Codes the forces behind MidEast Youth have launched an interactive campaign in response to the Iranian governments practice of preventing different groups of people (Baha'i, activists, feminists, human rights defenders, etc) from receiving a higher education. Read the full case study here.
Optimizing your website or blog so that it is more likely to appear prominently in search engine results sounds like a tricky process. In reality, though, there are simple modifications you can make to improve your site's interaction with search engines. Here are 10 easy steps to get you started.
Online video is a powerful medium for attracting attention to your cause and engaging your audience in a new way. A compelling video has the ability to bring your organization’s mission and work to life. Yet one of the greatest challenges when it comes to harnessing video for advocacy is coming up with great content ideas. Here are 6 easy ideas for original content, as well as some background tips for getting started.
Wordpress, one of the most popular blogging platforms, lets bloggers download plugins to enhances a blog’s capabilities. There are thousands of different plugins, though, making it hard to tell what works, what doesn't, and what provides the best functions. To make the search easier for you, we've narrowed down a list of the best plugins by category. Don't see your favorite plugin listed here? Share it with us!