Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Tag: Social Media


Innovations in online social networks that solve global problems


Technology & Design

You Can Has Memesez?

Three guidelines for any nonprofit looking to join an Internet meme.

By Amy Sample Ward | 2 | Jul. 11, 2012

Technology & Design

Social Media: Getting Value Means Giving Value

Four tips for moving your social media out of zombie status—and making your investment in it worthwhile.

By Curtis Chang | 1 | Jul. 10, 2012

Technology & Design

Gaming with a Purpose

Serious games tap into the same culture of online friendship from social networking to fuel peer involvement and encourage collaboration around real-world challenges.

By William Brindley | Jul. 9, 2012


Entrepreneurial Synthesis in Higher Education

How can global communication help students understand the world better and grow as innovators?

By Stefano Guidotti | Jun. 22, 2012

Technology & Design

Egypt’s No. 1 Net Activist

Reviewed By Micah Sifry | May. 16, 2012

Human Rights

Kony and Kissinger: Jacob and Trayvon

Reflections on social media and the struggle for justice in 2012.

By Kavita N. Ramdas | 6 | Mar. 22, 2012

Technology & Design

Petition Power

By Phuong Ly | 1 | Feb. 15, 2012

Technology & Design

Data for Promotion, Engagement, and Reporting

The more we share our data with each other inside and outside of our organizations, the more data-driven we can be in our work collectively.

By Amy Sample Ward | 5 | Jan. 25, 2012
SSIR blogger Stephanie Wolcott is social responsibility director for the Alcoa Foundation in New York City and serves as content contributor to KIN Global at the Kellogg School of Management.


Make It Personal

The rapid spread of social media has catapulted the possibilities and scale of relationship-building into the stratosphere.

By Stephanie Wolcott | 2 | Dec. 5, 2011

Technology & Design

Social Networking Strategies: The Limits of Cutting and Pasting

Don't be fooled into thinking strategies for online engagement can be cut and pasted from one platform to the next.

By Amy Sample Ward | 5 | Nov. 22, 2011