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Helping Hurricane Victims: There’s an App for That Charity Featured 

Helping Hurricane Victims: There’s an App for That

United States (FEE) – How a P2P app bypassed “Big Charity” and paid for the Cajun Navy’s gas during Hurricane Harvey. Everyone talks about changing the world. Gret Glyer is actually doing it. When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, Glyer contacted the “Cajun Navy”—volunteers from Louisiana who went to Houston to rescue flood victims. He asked how he could best support their efforts to rescue stranded Texans. After chatting, Glyer set up a new project on DonorSee, an app he himself created. Twenty-four hours later, he sent the Cajun Navy $5,000 to pay for gas. Three days later, $5,000 more. Within three Read More

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Swiped Away: Rise in Online Harassment of Women via Dating Apps Featured Technology 

Swiped Away: Rise in Online Harassment of Women via Dating Apps

(Sputnik) – The number of women being harassed online globally via dating apps has increased. The Angus Reid Institute, a national, not-for-profit organization commissioning research and opinion polls, found that nearly half of Canadians aged 18 to 34 say they’ve been harassed on social media. The Angus Reid Institute, a national, not-for-profit organization commissioning research and opinion polls, found that nearly half of Canadians aged 18 to 34 say they’ve been harassed on social media. This number is higher for visible minorities. According to Angus Reid, four-in-ten visible minorities say they’ve been harassed on social media. 8 percent of women noted that they have been stalked online-in Read More

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