I have to admit, like most others in the nonprofit tech community, I’ve been disappointed by Jumo‘s debut. I won’t reiterate the litany of complaints (you can read some of the most well wrought ones in this post by Amy Sample Ward here; don’t forget the smart comments on that thread, too), but I will say that it would be nearly impossible for Jumo to live up to the expectations that many brought to the new platform.
Expectations is exactly what I want to talk about today. Jumo says it is “a social network connecting individuals and organizations who want to change the world.” It’s been called Yelp for nonprofits. With its Facebook pedigree (and mandatory integration), we in the nonprofit community had high hopes. A social network for nonprofits and world-changers? Sign me up. Continue reading