WebHeader_Grove.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Get 2 limited-edition podcast mugs when you make a sustaining gift of $8 or more per month today!

Why These Dogs "Like" Facebook

simba.jpg
Yup, that's Simba

Produced with Emma Ruddock

Facebook's IPO debacle has many asking questions about the company's ability to monetize its 900 million+ users. Small businesses and nonprofits have long been asking the same question of how to balance the social media aspect of the site with the profit potential of advertising on Facebook. Well, perhaps those folks should turn to the Manchester Animal Shelter for some tips...the organization has a viral Facebook presence, and a rabid following of fans. (Heh, rabid.)

Todd started as a news correspondent with NHPR in 2009. He spent nearly a decade in the non-profit world, working with international development agencies and anti-poverty groups. He holds a master’s degree in public administration from Columbia University.

You make NHPR possible.

NHPR is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.