The Tithes Are Turning: The GoFundMe Story

What happens when the “like” button is replaced by a click to donate.

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Episode Notes

GoFundMe turned charitable giving into another form of social media. Should we be concerned that Silicon Valley is profiting off of our most selfless intentions?

Podcast production by Jess Miller, with help from Cleo Levin.


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