Actfully helps people support causes they care about, by integrating good deeds into their daily routine. Users input their interests and availability, and Actfully notifies them of quick, relevant, and rewarding opportunities to get involved throughout their day.
By Tom Foremski for SiliconValleyWatcherDan Gillmor's Bayosphere citizen media project has been acquired by Backfence, a Vienna, Virginia based company that intends to use local communities to generate all online content and sell advertising around it.It is a logical move but it also shows that citizen media is not easy to do. Bayosphere did not...
Civic tech tools are often not used to the extent that their creators hoped for.
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