We’ve had to remove the odd comment that strayed into territory that was downright offensive – in line with our terms of service, we remove any comments that include swearing or promote violence as soon as we find them. But on the whole, the comments on the pages have been in the form of a very healthy exchange of views, which is just what we love to see on Justgiving.
One blog comment linked to a post saying:
“I spent much of the day relishing the joyful good-humour of the comments in the donations thread on Just Giving.”
We’re glad to hear it – great comments are a huge part of what makes your fundraising pages so brilliant.
Above all, what’s really stood out to us over the past few days is the sheer power and possibility of online fundraising that this particular page has demonstrated. Yes, the Atheist Bus page has had a boost from the national press (there’s an interesting piece about it in The Times today), but it’s taken on a life of its own and raised tens of thousands of pounds in a matter of days because anyone, anywhere has been able to join in. At the time of writing, the page is on its way to hitting the £100,000 mark…
The campaign has even got its own Wikipedia page now.
We’ll be delving a bit deeper into the stats next week on the blog, so keep an eye out for that…
In the meantime, we’d like to leave you with a tweet that our usability guru, Liz, spotted this morning: