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TikTok bans political campaign fundraising on its platform

TikTok is banning politicians and governments from campaign fundraising on its platform, and using any of its other monetisation tools, as social media apps face pressure to tackle political misinformation ahead of the US midterm elections. In a blog post on Wednesday, the short-form video app said it would start trialling “mandatory verification” for all […]

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North Dakota family is ‘devastated’ and fundraising for a lawyer after they say police killed their pet raccoon that was sought in a local rabies scare

Erin Christensen was arrested after she brought her pet Raccoon into a bar, according to The Bismark Tribune. Authorities raided Christensen’s home and killed the Raccoon on the spot, collecting his body to test for diseases, she said.  The family set up a fundraiser to pay for Christensen’s legal fees and donate to a wildlife […]

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Manitowoc family fundraising for handicap-accessible van for daughter with serious health issues

MANITOWOC, Wis. (WBAY) – The Manitowoc community is rallying behind a teenage girl and her family, as she continues to face serious life-long health issues. Thirteen-year-old Gracie Clark is full of love and many smiles. She loves listening to music, especially Elvis, and most importantly, she loves going on car rides. “If you tell her […]

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Finance

Steve Bannon indicted for alleged fundraising fraud

Steve Bannon, the rightwing activist who ran Donald Trump’s successful 2016 presidential campaign, has been indicted on three criminal counts stemming from an alleged fundraising fraud. Bannon, dressed in his trademark layers of black upon black, surrendered to authorities in lower Manhattan on Thursday morning and was set to be arraigned later in the day. […]

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How should web3 companies approach fundraising during a downturn? – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor Can Emerging Nations Create Their Own Silicon Valleys? The financial market crash this year has had a unique effect on the web3 industry. Web3 companies are the newest members of the fintech ecosystem, and the current downturn marks the first major “hit” for the industry. Fundraising can be hugely challenging […]

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Usage-based billing, web3 fundraising, Serena Williams’ next act – TechCrunch

Netflix lost almost a million subscribers in the last quarter, and the streaming giant expects to shed hundreds of thousands more this year. Does that mean consumers are suffering from “subscription fatigue?” Or are there just more options to choose from as studios set up new platforms (and withdraw their content from the big red […]

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How Should Web3 Companies Approach Fundraising During a Downturn? – Latest Tweet by TechCrunch | 📲 LatestLY

How should web3 companies approach fundraising during a downturn? https://t.co/uSGGDguyTK by @jqt_web3vc— TechCrunch (@TechCrunch) August 15, 2022 (SocialLY brings you all the latest breaking news, viral trends and information from social media world, including Twitter, Instagram and Youtube. The above post is embeded directly from the user’s social media account and LatestLY Staff may not […]

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World

U.S. Open Commits to Fund-Raising Exhibition Match and $2 Million for Ukraine

The arrangement has caused strain in the locker rooms and other common spaces at tournaments. Players from Ukraine, like Yastremska and Lesia Tsurenko, have spoken about their discomfort with being around Russian and Belarusian players, some of whom, they assume, support President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia. “We know how popular he is in their […]

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Pets

Ashland animal shelter starts new fundraising competition to save pets

ASHLAND, WI. (CBS 3 Duluth) – The Chequamegon Humane Association (CHA) in Ashland is in desperate need of donations from the community. Many pets adopted during the peak of the pandemic are now being given back to shelters across the U.S. CHA is at max capacity. Employees said they’re working around the clock to check […]

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Art by children in India heads to the metaverse in unique NFT fundraising initiative | Save the Children International

NEW DELHI, 28 July 2022 – Children in India are being encouraged to upload their drawings online to be converted into a one-of-its-kind gallery of digital collectibles to help raise money for some of the six million children out of school in the country.  The #JuniorNFT initiative, organised by Mondelez International chocolate brand Cadbury Gems, […]