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Trusting in a GoFundMe world: Chips with Everything podcast

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Crowdfunding platforms like GoFundMe have shown just how generous people can be towards complete strangers. Jordan Erica Webber looks at why humans are so willing to trust people they don’t know online. Online crowdfunding first started around the turn of the millennium, and big crowdfunding websites such as IndieGoGo, Kickstarter and GoFundMe launched around the end of the last decade. Artists and musicians have used these platforms to gather funds for books, albums and other projects. Other people have raised money for medical treatments, education, memorials and political campaigns. This week
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