Nonprofit news from around the web: May 7 - 11, 2018

Written on May 08, 2018

In case you missed them, here are some recent interesting nonprofit news items from around the web.

Your nonprofit has RATs spying on you right now
When speaking on encryption and surveillance at Kenyon College in April 2016, James Comey divulged that he’d placed a piece of tape over the camera on his personal computer. Mark Zuckerberg does the same. Why? The answer is RATs - Remote Access Trojans.

Nonprofits, check those contracts: CA Supreme Court lays down the law for the gig economy
Pro-labor Court rulings are rare these days, but a critical one took place recently. In a decision that has been called a contractor apocalypse, the California Supreme Court significantly tightened independent contractor rules.

Algorithms: Put the social back in nonprofit social media
Nonprofits that have relied on Facebook to tell their stories may face an uphill battle to reach their audiences thanks to algorithms. Here are five strategies to put the social back in your social media strategy.

Three ways to craft a nonprofit model that appeals to millennials
Millennials want nonprofits to engage them instead of just hitting them up for a check each month. More importantly, they want to be able to quantify the effects they have on the world. Nonprofits must learn how to work with a more hands-on generation.

Tech Corner - Top 5 mobile device threats & how to prevent them
Some obvious and not-so-obvious steps you can take to stay secure on mobile devices.

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