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RESOURCES AND TRAINING FOR NGOS Ignite Social Media A list and links to a variety of global social networking platforms and maps of where they are popular. (ON SOCIAL NETWORKING, TECHNOLOGY, ETC.) An introduction to social networking Association for Progressive Communications Internet for social justice and sustainable development. Linked-In A U.S.-based site particularly useful for professional networking. Mashable A social networking media news and resources blog that includes guidebooks for how to use Facebook and Twitter effectively. Ning A social platform for people to explore and express their interests, discover new passions, and meet new people around shared pursuits. Network for Good A U.S.-based organization that provides resources and training on online fundraising and using social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. Orkut A social networking platform popular in Latin America, especially Brazil, and India. Peace and Collaborative Development Network A free professional networking site that works to foster dialogue and sharing of resources in international development, conflict resolution, gender mainstreaming, human rights, social entrepreneurship and related fields Nonprofit Technology Network The network provides research and articles on technology for nonprofits. Web2forDev: Web 2.0 for Development Gateway Blog posts and weblinks on using the internet for international development. Twitter A social networking site that allows people to connect to each other and share information through short messages that are no more than 140 characters long. TOP SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES Bebo YouTube Globally popular platform for sharing video. Facebook ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDING LOW-COST COMPUTERS TO NGOS Flickr A platform for sharing photographs Computer Aid International Computer Aid International is a UK-registered ICT for development charity which aims to reduce poverty through practical ICT solutions. Computer Aid collects IT equipment for distribution in hospitals, universities, schools, and not-for-profit organizations in over 100 countries. Idealist A U.S.-based interactive site in English, French and Spanish where people an