Ubuntu-AU Social Media

Benjamin Donald-Wilson benonsoftware at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 01:53:27 UTC 2011

Hi all,

I was wondering if you need anyone helping admin the Twitter account I'll
put my hand up for that.


On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 11:25 PM, Jared Norris <jrnorris at gmail.com> wrote:

> Good evening all,
> As discussed tonight at the meeting we're moving ahead with the social
> media for Ubuntu-AU. It has been requested so that it is easier to keep up
> to date with the team happenings than email alone. The results of mailing
> list and the meeting discussion are as follows:
> Facebook - stick to the group setting and we have Joel Addison volunteering
> to work out how to input an Ical feed into the group page as events. And as
> such I have added Joel to administer the facebook account to facilitate this
> for us as automating it is vital to maintaining the same information across
> multiple sources with minimal input.
> Twitter - we have set up an account https://twitter.com/#!/UbuntuAU
> Identica - I realise we already have a group for this but from discussions
> we've decided it would be better to set up an individual account as this
> will allow posting from the account to all followers which apparently isn't
> possible from a group. It will also tie in nicely with the twitter account
> and as such is available at http://identi.ca/ubuntuau I have had this
> account join the group that already existed to see if this reduces confusion
> and it has integrated to the twitter api.
> The idea of these groups is not to continually spam members but to provide
> relevant loco information. For example reminders about upcoming events,
> meetings and anything specifically loco related. If you have information
> that you think should be sent out over these channels please feel free to
> contact me via email or on IRC.
> As always if anyone has any suggestions for improvement please let us know.
> Regards,
> Jared Norris JP(Qual) BBehSc(Psych)
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/JaredNorris
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