Non-profit technology Archive

Twitter relaxes 140 characters limit

Photos, videos etc no longer reduce you the length of your

The WhatsApp-Response

How WhatsApp became the most popular app in the refugee response.

SMS Platforms Compared

Comprehensive comparison of nine SMS systems for humanitarian programs.

Why Refugees Need Smartphones

Study and captivating video from BBC Media Action.

Ebola: A Big Data Disaster?

Is the use of mobile phone data legal and useful in

Between Hype and Frustration: Social Media in Emergencies

A practical approach to social media in emergencies.

Technology without capacity pretty useless, study finds

Technology cannot solve fundamental communication issues.

How Maps Helped Fight Ebola (Part II)

A deeper look at how maps can support humanitarian operations.

When Disaster Strikes: Social Media Drives Self Recovery

NGOs need to embrace that communities increasingly coordinate their recovery via