[Coral-List] NOS Seminar, 12-1: Facebook 101: Part Two of a Series Exploring Social Media Tools
tracy.gill at noaa.gov
Wed Jul 27 08:36:13 EDT 2011
*NOS Science Seminar Today:*
*Facebook 101: Part Two of a Series Exploring Social Media Tools*
byEmily Crum, Chief, Communications and Content Services Branch, NOS
*Wednesday, July, 27, 2011, 12:00 -- 1:00*
Room 8150,* 1305 East-West Hwy, Silver Spring, MD
Facebook, a social networking service where users can connect and
interact with other people, is one of several social media tools
approved for use by the Department of Commerce (DOC) and thus is
available for use by NOAA. This presentation will take a closer look at
Facebook---what it is (and is not) and who is using it (and how). We'll
look at Facebook as a communications and marketing tool and ways that
you can evaluate whether or not it is an appropriate and necessary tool
for your office. I will provide an overview of what is required for you
to get an 'official' DOC-sanctioned Facebook account and what is
required (in terms of policy and resources) to maintain an account.
Finally, I'll give you a few tips/insights into what seems to work best
for the National Ocean Service Facebook account
This is the second in a series of presentations exploring the social
media tools that the National Ocean Service is currently using; future
presentations will cover Flickr and YouTube.
*Free Remote Access: *Presentations are available remotely via a
combination of phone (US only) & webcast. Remote access is limited to 50
connections on a first-come-first served basis.
*To participate remotely via phone and internet:*
1) Dial toll-free (U.S.) 1-877-708-1667. When prompted enter passcode
7028688 and the # sign. _Please use your phone's mute button (*6
toggles on or off) during the presentation_ until you are ready to ask
questions. The phone conference does not start until ~ five minutes
before the seminar.
2) To access the webex meeting, go the to the webcast site at
Enter meeting number 744925156 if needed; no passcode is required.
Enter other required fields -- First and last name.
*Questions?/:/*Contact Tracy Gill (tracy.gill at noaa.gov
<mailto:tracy.gill at noaa.gov?subject=OneNOAA%20Science%20Seminar%20Series>)
at least 45 minutes before the seminar, or if it is within 5 minutes of
the seminar start, call the toll free number above/
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