Points of Light is sponsoring One America, an effort to get people of all political, social, and religious backgrounds to work together as volunteers on 'roll up your sleeves' projects.
Location services and apps like Foursquare let kids 'check in' on social media in a fun way to create a digital diary, interact with friends, and learn about new places to visit. However, broadcasting kids' locations to the world comes with some inherent risks.
The Monitor's Syria correspondent says that some of the best analysis of Syria's conflict has come from the satirical news source.
Whole Foods is known for pricey organics, but the high-end grocer is starting to employ techniques of its cheaper counterparts to lure new customers.
The Internet meme is my generation's protest sign, our letter to the editor, our political cartoon. Our digital commentary and social media campaigns represent an informed engagement that older generations shouldn't dismiss. And our online activities help push offline change.