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Relief money via texting surpasses $4 million

In $10 increments, more than $4 million have been raised for Red Cross when people text the word "Haiti" to number 90999, according to a Verizon Wireless spokesman.

By January 14, 2010

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Mobile donations to Haiti exceed all in 2009

Since the tweet "Text HAITI to 90999 to donate $10 to @RedCross relief" went viral, more than $8 million in donations surpasses mobile giving throughout all of 2009.

By January 15, 2010

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AT&T, Sprint waive overage fees for Oklahoma tornado victims

The carriers will forgo overage charges for voice, data, and texting for those affected by Monday's devastating tornado.

By May 21, 2013

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How to text a $10 donation to the Red Cross for Sandy disaster relief

You can use your phone to make a quick $10 donation to support the American Red Cross disaster relief.

By November 1, 2012

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Twitter grows up in aftermath of Haiti earthquake

According to the Nielsen Company, Twitter has taken the lead as a distribution hub for information about the disaster.

By January 19, 2010

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Reporters' Roundtable: Charity 2.0 (podcast)

Through the text message giving program in Haiti, the Red Cross raised $26 million in just nine days. Was this a one-time outpouring of goodwill, or the beginning of a trend in global humanitarianism?

By January 22, 2010

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The 404 Podcast 499: Where we turn our heads and cough

Free Taco Bell, Conan's Tonight Show on Craigslist, touch-sensitive iPhone backs, and Steve Wozniak's surprise favorite phone!

By January 15, 2010

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Tech companies pitch in for Haiti relief

Google and Microsoft give seven-figure donations, while Apple and cellular carriers are making it easy for customers to donate in the earthquake-stricken country.

By January 14, 2010

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Online masses text to offer Haitian quake relief

After a highly destructive 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the impoverished island nation, groups started picking up on the latest form of microdonation: text messaging.

By January 13, 2010

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Haiti quake: How to help

A list of charities including how to text the Red Cross and other charitable organizations.

By January 21, 2010