[lsb-discuss] Announce: LSB now on facebook and twitter

Jeff Licquia licquia at linuxfoundation.org
Thu Mar 25 16:04:14 PDT 2010

Wichmann, Mats D wrote:
> It's not my intent in pushing this stuff (nod to Jeff Licquia
> for helping out with setup, by the way) to move LSB activity
> away from its home on linuxfoundation.org, LDN, the LSB wiki,
> this mailing list, and the other traditional venues. But we get 
> little enough activity here that I'd also like to experiment with
> whatever might grow out of trying to widen the reach: maybe more
> people can hear about LSB activities, maybe it's easier to keep 
> track of "events" like code and spec betas and releases, etc.  
> For the time being, all we're doing here is posting announcements
> on the Facebook page and letting them gateway onto Twitter.
> But I've not shut everything else down, so the usual mechanisms
> are available: friends can write on the Facebook page wall,
> for example; the forums exist, and so on.

It's also worth noting that all the posts so far are links to posts made
on the official workgroup page.  We're working on the model that the
workgroup page is the "official" place for such announcements.  But, as
Mats said, that doesn't mean that the FB page has to be so formal.

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