The story so far: Universal Stranger has just crawled out of the digital womb and is deep into the adolescent stage of defining its identity, meaning and purpose. Two core values are creativity and community (see About) and part of our vision is to use our creativity to serve our local and online communities – becoming, in the process, a force for good (or, failing that, an influence for the better). Pipe dream? Of course; otherwise, why bother?
We’re not alone. Many people have similar aspirations; increasingly, so do a number of high-potential businesses making their impact felt through social media. Los Angeles-based A Hundred Years is one. We liked this story from Forbes magazine and hope you do, too: The Creative Force Behind The World’s Most Important Causes. (And yes, we know Saturday’s a bad day to post a business story but we’ll sort ourselves out eventually.)