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Poppy emoji launched ahead of Remembrance Day 2019

The emoji has been launched by British British Legion with Poppyscotland and will appear when Twitter users post any of a number of Remembrance-themed hashtags

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Open banking: a revolution in the making?

It was introduced last year and has the potential to transform donor behaviour. But are charities ready for open banking? Liam Kay reports

Marie Curie appoints two senior leaders

Major educational charity hit by ransomware attack

The ‘highly sophisticated' cyber attack affects the organisation's email, devices and telephone system

More than a quarter of charities faced cyber attacks last year, government figures show

Figures from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport indicate that 26 per cent of voluntary sector organisations had a cyber-breach or attack in 2020

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Digital Good Practice

Christmas fundraising series: The gift of positive change

Rebecca Cooney explores how the Injustice Advent Calendar is asking for small acts of activism, rather than money, in the run-up to Christmas

How to adapt a communications strategy for a constantly changing landscape

Planning is vital for strong communications – but how are teams delivering long-term for a landscape in a perpetual state of flux?

Is it time for charities to log off Facebook?

Facebook is a major fundraising tool for charities. But with hate speech and misinformation rife across the platform, should more organisations be logging off? Stephen Delahunty reports

From remote working to TikTok: The biggest digital trends to expect in 2020

As we enter not only a new year but a new decade, Kirsty Marrins asks charity digital experts for their predictions for the year ahead

Third Sector Awards 2019: Digital Innovation of the Year - stem4 for Calm Harm app

Awarded to a charity or social enterprise that is pushing the boundaries of digital technology to reach supporters, donors, or beneficiaries

Gaming for Good

Charities have been slow to catch on to the potential of video games. But, as Rebecca Cooney discovers, that's all starting to change