The Filter is a weekly post made up of the best tech, education, and fundraising conversations that caught our eye in the last seven days.
Visualizing 15 years of acquisitions by Apple, Google, Yahoo, Amazon, and Facebook (TechCrunch)
LinkedIn goes to China (New York Times)
Facebook is picking off TV’s biggest advertisers one by one (Business Insider)
Philanthopy education will help your school rank higher (EverTrue)
Indiana University gives students control over prospective student website (Indiana University)
World University Rankings launches reputation survey to inform 2 of 13 key indicators used in annual rankings (Times Higher Education)
How to use social data on individual donors to raise more money (Higher Ed Live)
The data privacy controversy heats up (WealthEngine)
Public apprehensive as CNN reports on advances in prospect research tools (CNNMoney)
Meryl Streep makes her Twitter debut in celeb-filled Oscars selfie that breaks the internet (Academy Awards)
We read and scour as much as we can, but if one of your faves didn’t make this week’s list, be sure to let us know in the Comments section below!