Net2ThinkTank: Best of the Nonprofit Social Web for 2007

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This month's Net2ThinkTank question was, Who is the Best of the Nonprofit Social Web for 2007? Here's what you said:

In his post, My Nominees for the 2007 Best of the Nonprofit Social Web, Jonathon Colman nominates his own organization, the Nature Conservancy, for Best Use of the Social Web for Raising Awareness by a Nonprofit, the Humane Society of the United States for Best Use of the Social Web for Advocacy by a Nonprofit, and the Causes application on Facebook by Project Agape for Best Social Web Tool for Nonprofits

In Advocacy, Raising Awareness, and Member Recruitment Benefited from the Social Web More Than the Other Categories, Rich Reader nominated MoveOn.org for Best Use of the Social Web for Advocacy, Greenpeace for Best Use of the Social Web for Raising Awareness by a Nonprofit, and Care2 for Best Use of the Social Web for Member Recruitment by a Nonprofit.

In Who is the Best of the Nonprofit Social Web for 2007, Dan Dan McQuillan gives an example of how Twitter was, "used by activists to let people know whether they've been arrested," and of how YouTube, "captured the torture of victims at the hands of police." He has created his own categories: Best Use of Mobile to Frustrate a Despotic Regime, and Best Use of a Sharing Site to Shock People Out of Apathy. For Best Use of the Social Web by an "Extra-organizational Activist he chose FixMyStreet, and a new category he thinks we should watch out for in 2008 is Best Web-enabled Ngo Startup.

In his comment on the original Net2ThinkTank post, Julius Huijnk says he thinks that Change.org is the, "most promising at the moment on most fronts," and puts in a vote for his own site, Helpalot.

Finally, Megan Keane, of TechSoup wants you to check out two do-good web sites at the December 13th online event, Gift Giving 2.0 with Robert Tolmach of ChangingthePresent.org and Caroline Bernadi of Maatiam.

Feel free to add your Best of the 2007 Nonprofit Social Web picks in the comments!