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Open Facebook alternative Appleseed is on IndieGoGo -- and looking for funding

The Appleseed Project's been going through a bit of a resurgence lately, and along with a redone source page and a growing amount of mentions in the media, the project is now getting serious about funding. Project-founder Michael Chisari has set the goal he's looking to meet at $10,000 -- and you can donate at IndieGoGo, the fundraising site where Appleseed is listed. Chisari's stated on the...

DoGooder replaces regular ads with green ones, raises money for nonprofits

Since everyone's in a tizzy about the effect of ad blockers on site revenues, it seems like a good time to take a look at a way to avoid annoying ads, raise money for nonprofits, and still get your favorite web publisher paid at the same time. The DoGooder replaces boring, run-of-the-mill ads with environmentally-friendly messages, and 50% of the funds raised go to green initiatives and...

DEMOfall09 - Pyrix, social payments with deep tracking

Piryx is payments for the social web, but with a host of intelligence and data mining features only available to huge companies and campaigns in the past. With roots in political fundraising, Piryx has a track record that's somewhat impressive, having recently rolled out a site to accept donations for Rep. Joe "You Lie!" Wilson, and claiming another 150 payment taking users nationwide. The...

Miro: Adopt a line of code to support open source video player

Open source media player and online video aggregator Miro is taking a cue from the highway service and asking patrons to "adopt" a line of code to help pay the bills much the same way as you can "adopt" a stretch of highway. Here's how it works. You visit the Miro Adoption Center and pony up $4 per month and you get your name associated with a line in the Miro code base. Your name will also...