It’s volunteering on your schedule with your free time. It’s as easy as connecting on your smart phone.
The tasks you do are broken down into small pieces, so you have time to them when you’re available.
In the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, many people were deemed missing.
With the help of photographers in Haiti and the Sparked network, volunteers could sit at their computer and help identify missing people.
“Do you see the person on the left in the photo on the right?”
They were able to identify 24 missing persons through the help of microvolunteers!
TED Talk by Ben Rigby
Great examples of how microvolunteers make a difference!
We’ve seen the power of the internet with 4chan doing good for individuals. Let’s take it another step. We can all help out with a click of the mouse.
- Despite Democrats threatening to filibuster, Republicans are confident Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed to the Supreme Court next week.
- Let the Brexit countdown begin: Prime Minister Theresa May has invoked Article 50. Britain is set to leave the EU by 2019.
- "We are the press who is under attack," says April Ryan, the journalist who was scolded by Sean Spicer during a White House briefing.
- The US House of Representatives voted to undo landmark internet privacy rules that protect your sensitive information 💻
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