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Inspiring Quotes From Social Good Summit 2014

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The fifth annual Social Good Summit is upon us, where some of the most innovative minds in social good come together in New York City to discuss ways we can help solve the world’s biggest issues. From climate change to women’s empowerment to global health, there’s an endless array of topics and thought-provoking conversations on the agenda about improving our society.

The theme of the Summit is #2030NOW, which addresses the challenges our world faces now and in the future, and on the need…

How Social Good Summit Is Unfolding on Social Media

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Social Good Summit 2014 marks the fifth annual congregation of some of the world’s brightest minds in the social good space

While the event takes place in New York City, the conversations on social media extend the event to a global audience.

Thousands of people will join the #2030NOW discussions on Sept. 21 and 22 to contribute, connect and debate topics such as the proliferation of technology, global education opportunities, climate change and much more

Mashable will be curating some of…

6 Expert Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe on Social Media

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Today’s kids are more social media savvy than ever. A whopping 80% of teens online use some form of social media, and they’re sharing more information about themselves on social networks than they have in the past.

While growing up online has its benefits, it poses new risks. Between cyberbullying, oversharing and giving into peer pressure, a child’s misuse of a social network can turn into a serious problem.

For many parents, navigating…

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How Thought Leaders Approach the Global Health Conversation

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Improving global health is a universal goal, but it has been a challenge to gather enough resources and put them to good use in order to reduce poverty and death around the world

The conversation surrounding what we can do to improve global health is one of the most prominent topics of this year’s Social Good Summit, with multiple panels on the agenda.

Leading up to the Summit, LinkedIn asked its Influencers to share…

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Sunday’s Climate Protest Could Be a Turning Point on Global Warming

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This Sunday, upwards of 100,000 people are expected to take to the streets of New York City in a worldwide climate protest that organizers say will be the largest and most diverse in history

If these numbers prove correct, then the “People’s Climate March” will likely mark the moment when global warming transitions from being a science and policy issue into a full-fledged social movement. Perhaps it will become as large as the gay rights and civil rights movements. But even if it doesn’t, it…

Sunday’s Climate Protest Could Be a Turning Point on Global Warming

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This Sunday, upwards of 100,000 people are expected to take to the streets of New York City in a worldwide climate protest that organizers say will be the largest and most diverse in history

If these numbers prove correct, then the “People’s Climate March” will likely mark the moment when global warming transitions from being a science and policy issue into a full-fledged social movement. Perhaps it will become as large as the gay rights and civil rights movements. But even if it doesn’t, it…

‘U Guessed It’ Rap Lyrics Keep Popping Up in Hilarious Vines

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The Vine community has claimed a manic, obscenity-filled rap song as its own.

Viners have transformed intense lyrics from OG Maco’s “U Guessed It” into humorous Vine videos that call out people who are wildly guessing on a variety of topics such as school, relationships and even Dora the Explorer

The videos have thrust the relatively unknown song into the ears of social media users, with one Twitter user declaring,…

Snapchat Scores Nike’s Director Of Digital To Win Sports Partnerships

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Facebook Won’t Budge On Letting Drag Queens Keep Their Names

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Sharethrough Acquires UK’s VAN As A Springboard For International Growth

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