Every year on the Tuesday following theThanksgiving-Cyber Monday shopping period, many people are interested in giving back.
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This year, participants managed to raise almost triple the amount of money raised last year, bringing in more than $ 116.7 million, with more than 1.08 million donations from 698,961 donors.
Social media and the influence of millennials on charitable giving came together well, and created a lot of interaction on social media. There were more than 1.3 million social mentions related to #GivingTuesday, which generated 114 billion impressions on Twitter during the day.
For more information on which country participated, and which issues were most discussed, view the infographic below.
Originally posted 2015-12-16 13:45:22.