It seems like nowadays people don’t go anywhere without their smartphones. Whether its checking e-mail, Facebook updates, or the latest weather forecast, smartphones have made mobile connectivity so accessible that you could make the argument that many of us have become addicted to them. The truth is none of us are about to give up our smartphones — and why should we? Everyday developers are coming up with new and innovative apps that change the way we live our lives. But rather than just spending all day racking up points in Candy Crush, with the right applications, you can can actually use your mobile device to help make the world a better place. Here are four ways your smartphone can be put to use for a good cause.
4. Donating Your Photos
If you, like many people, find yourself constantly snapping pictures with your phone, you might want to consider donating those photos to a worthy cause. Donate A Photo is a venture from Johnson & Johnson in which the company has agreed to pledge one dollar to a charitable cause for every picture you share on social media. Johnson & Johnson has curated a long list of trusted causes you can choose from and each time you donate a photo it gets labelled with your chosen cause as well as the Donate A Photo logo. Active users are able to donate up to one picture a day to the cause of their choice.