Over the past week, you may have seen in your Facebook feed that several of your friends have “Just joined Jumo.” You’re probably thinking oh no, not another one…how many social sites do we all need? Don’t worry! This one actually serves a purpose that isn’t covered by Twitter, Facebook, or most of the others.
Jumo was conceptually introduced in March of 2010 when Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes announced a soft-launch of the non-profit platform that matches users’ philanthropic interests to various causes. Nearly 9 months later, what was just a landing page is now a beta-launched version that is definitely worth checking out. So what exactly is it?