'Twitter philanthropy' reveals chasms in social safety net
Philanthropy Twitter This 2021 photo provided by Billy Price shows him and his son, Maddox in Ohio. Price filed a police report, and then tweeted about it to Bill Pulte, a multimillionaire who he'd heard uses Twitter to give money to those in need. "They took nearly everything, including everything that my grandpa gave me before he passed," Price tweeted last month, only to be met with silence. It’s all part of what Pulte calls “Twitter philanthropy” – a concept of direct giving in which Pulte and others offer immediate financial support to a tiny percentage of the thousands who reach out every day over social media. But as overjoyed as she was to receive the money, Coppage said she also was greeted by the dark side of Twitter philanthropy.wftv.com
Broncos clear RB Lindsay in return from concussion
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