TFGL2019 - S4 - Ep6 - Political Ad Fireworks
Tech for Good Live
TFGL2019 - S4 - Ep6 - Political Ad Fireworks
Episode Info

Welcome to our special bonfire night edition. As we’re all no doubt aware Bonfire night celebrates the triumph of brutal, state sponsored persecution in the face of a bloody failure of violent rebellion. With sparklers. What more appropriate night could there be for an episode of the Tech for God live podcast.

We have a guest with us! Lauren Hogan, Volunteering Projects Officer with Turn2us, a national charity who support people facing financial struggles.

You can find out more about their Connect tool at https://www.turn2us.org.uk/Connect 

This week’s topics:   

Stat of the week: 

'84% of traffic to Childline is accessed via a Google product, and we have no control over this.


Campaign news of the week: 

The Supported Loving campaign led by My Life My Choice:


Tech news of the week:

Twitter bans political ads whilst Facebook doubles down on not even fact checking them:



Beyond the fact checking there’s more unusual activity on Facebook ads:




A Rant or Nice of the week?:

130 banks sign up to UN Principles for Responsible Banking - Greenwashing or a genuine effort by banks to improve:


And finally

Sifted is looking for nominations for the real "game changers" out there — from founders to developers to community builders in Europe - nominate yourself and your tech for good friends: 



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