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Dogs Trust introduces VR for face-to-face fundraising

Dogs Trust introduces VR for face-to-face fundraising

The virtual reality experience gives potential supporters the chance to see what goes on at the charity's rehoming centres

Facebook to match-fund #givingtuesday donations

Facebook to match-fund #givingtuesday donations

The social media giant says it will do so up to a maximum of £200,000

Matthew Hodson is 2017 Social CEO of the Year

Matthew Hodson is 2017 Social CEO of the Year

Hodson is chief executive of NAM, which shares information about HIV and Aids

Digital round-up: Paradise Papers give Oxfam tax-dodging video a boost

Digital round-up: Paradise Papers give Oxfam tax-dodging video a boost

Plus: Facebook-hosted Hackathon generates digital idea for the RNLI

Emotional Shooting Star Christmas advert becomes a viral hit

Emotional Shooting Star Christmas advert becomes a viral hit

The Surrey-based charity worked with Shape History to create #FirstChristmas

Facebook launches Personal Fundraisers

Facebook launches Personal Fundraisers

The social media giant has set up a tool in the UK that allows people to raise money online

Twitter doubles up - and charities respond

Twitter doubles up - and charities respond

After a test of the 280-character limit, the social media giant has doubled the limit for everyone, and the sector has joined in with gusto

ICO's dedicated GDPR helpline officially opens

ICO's dedicated GDPR helpline officially opens

The service launched on 1 November and, as well as advice on preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation, gives information on existing rules

More than half of charities lack basic digital skills, says Lloyds Bank report

More than half of charities lack basic digital skills, says Lloyds Bank report

Its 2017 UK Business Digital Index says three-quarters of charities do not feel they are digitally skilled enough to protect from fraud and scams

Watch: GDPR tips for the sector

Watch: GDPR tips for the sector

Claire Robson talks about how the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity is preparing for the new data regulation