The Syrian Refugee Crisis & Lua: How Real Time Messaging Helps Volunteers

Lua for Good has been operating with great momentum. Through involvement in this program Lua is provided free of charge to incredible non-profit organizations. With Lua solving their major communication problems these organizations can focus on what is important to them: whether it is working to address natural disasters, build educational programs in the US and abroad, or organize volunteers during major relief efforts. Check out how one group of volunteers- Third Wave and LAHAF- are using Lua to help Syrian Refugees upon their arrival in Lesvos, Greece. 

How are Emojis Changing our Online Workplace Communication?

According to Oxford Dictionaries, the “face with tears of joy” emoji was chosen because it is the ‘word’ that best reflected the ethos, mood, and preoccupations of 2015. This result represents a global preference toward this emoji, revealing that emojis unlike certain words or phrases are cross-cultural, a global desire to maintain empathy in an increasingly electronically communicative world. How is this changing workplace communications?