[UbuntuWomen] Social media gurus: We need your advice!

Audrey Roy audreyr at pyladies.com
Mon Jun 27 20:30:01 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 1:16 PM, Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Elizabeth Krumbach <lyz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> For Twitter I see us starting out with announcements from the team,
>> but it perhaps evolving into including other news we want to pass
>> along and interesting news about Ubuntu projects our members are
>> involved with.
> Retweeting tweets that are of interest to UW followers would also be
> handy. That might mean subscribing @ubuntuwomen to debian women's
> Twitter if there's one and @geekfeminism, GNOME (and their Women
> Outreach program if it has one...), FSF Women, etc to be able to see
> likely-handy posts to RT them.
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I like Mackenzie's suggestions.

Also, having a Twitter list that follows all women who are known
Ubuntu users (whether in the group or not) is a good idea.

I'm the @pyladies Twitter maintainer, btw.  I'll retweet anything that
mentions Python.  I'll retweet interesting quotes about women's
participation in open-source.  I'll generally retweet anything that
looks interesting and relevant.  We have <200 followers, but a fair
number of them are important folks in the Python community, women and
men who retweet our posts heavily.  I want the same success for


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